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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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Mr Masiaga, who quit his job 13 years ago to run the centre, said since its inception, the centre had assisted more than 1,000 children find a life away from the dump site."We have been able to take 61 to university 327 to high school," he said.
Nnaji also said that government had provided a temporary dump site at Ugwu Onyeama, off Enugu-Onitsha expressway, as an alternative place pending the completion of the access road.
Richardson said after talking with Minden citizens, he believes the clean up was not completed and there were dump sites that were never reported to environmental agencies.
Wastes dump sites, markets, abattoirs, and vulnerable elements such as rivers, roads, and buildings have been found to be associated with the occurrence of diseases [1].
"Humidity in combination with the sun causes gases to emerge from the dump site," he said.
At least one body has been recovered from the rubble after a giant deluge of mud and construction waste from the overfull dump site buried 33 buildings at an industrial park in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen on Sunday.
The 8.18-meter-tall stainless steel statue based on the famous scene from her movie 'The Seven Year Itch' and the sculpture 'Forever Marilyn', which was called the tallest realistic Monroe statue, has been torn down and left at a dump site, China Daily reported.
Beginning in 2007, the Dallas-based radioactive waste disposal company Waste Control Specialists (WCS) faced a major lawsuit by the Sierra Club, which alleged that the Andrews dump site was contaminating groundwater.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Congestion occurred on the Fatih Sultan Mehmet (FSM) and Bosporus bridges as a result of a protest by dump truck drivers against the closure of a dump site in ystanbul starting at around noon on Thursday.
The dump site covers an area of 60,000 square meters and until recently received about 300 tons of solid waste per day, prompting environmental experts to accuse it of emitting harmful and toxic gases.
They are also feared dead following last week's collapse of the dump site in San Isidro village, Rodriguez, Rizal.
A COMMUNITY concerned about high levels of cancer wants the Government to search for a possible dump site.