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landfill

in environmental law, a site for the deposit of waste on to or into land where the site is a waste disposal site, or used for the storage of waste. The fact that a site for the deposit of waste is at the place of production of the waste does not prevent the site from being a landfill.
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The city dump was so full of refuse that it had to refuse more.
Except we're at the city dump, and every piece in the room--a wood bench on bicycle wheels, poignant photos of dog-eared recipes, a road sign sculpture--has been salvaged from residents' collective garbage pile.
This is a reality that our students at the Lutheran and Episcopal seminaries witnessed when we visited the city dump of Matamoros, Mexico, on the border with Brownsville, Texas, during a January cultural immersion experience.
One particular campaign involving DSCEJ unfolded in the late 1990s as residents in a middle-class neighborhood in the lower Ninth Ward sought relocation from their community because it had been atop an old city dump and tested high for toxins.
Clare's compassion and determination, these poor families living at the Naga City dump have new hope.
Women do make an appearance at my local city dump but they are in the minority and are only ever seen in the passenger seats of cars.
Day after day, I went to the city dump and visited trash piles behind hotels, looking for discarded linen and kitchenware, cracked dishes and shattered chairs.
Large south-facing windows with warm sunlight streaming in on a cold January day may be desirable, but not if you're looking at the city dump next door.
For the past two years, East-West Urban Forest Products has been milling trees once destined for the city dump into hardwood.
A larger-than-scale replica of the famous California landmark, Maurizio Cattelan's Hollywood rose from the city dump in Palermo, Sicily, this June as part of the 49th Venice Biennale.
The Nagoya District Court on Friday ordered a former Nagoya city assemblyman, a former official of the city and five construction companies to pay 900 million yen to the city for illegally fixing a bid for construction of a city dump site.
Boyd depicts the racial discrimination in environmental policy-making that resulted in a slaughterhouse being built on one side of the community, and an open city dump located there in the 1950s.