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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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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.
Government records show that a company called Shenzhen Luwei Property Management won the right to manage the dump site within the Hengtaiyu industrial park in Shenzhen's Guangming New District in 2013.
Opponents argue that the WCS is guilty of placing dump sites too near water sites that provide for nearby populaces.
Vast quantities of cleanup equipment were transported in vehicles to the dump site over the weekend, with more set to be imported in the future.
It was dubbed as Southeast Asia's largest dump site.
He explained that cutting the tyres into smaller pieces reduces their bulk, making the Kupferberg dump site which has an estimated life span of 20 years, more sustainable.
who operates the alleged illegal dump site at 429 Whitney St.
In the mayoral election, which became a de facto plebiscite on the plan to host the nuclear dump site, Sawayama obtained 1,821 votes, or 71 percent of total votes cast, while Tashima secured 761 votes, or 29 percent.
None of the 26 dump zones have been examined in the past 30 years, only one dump site has been put on nautical charts to warn boaters, divers and fishermen, and state officials have been kept in the dark.
Dear Editor, - The latest safety scare over the nuclear dump site at Drigg in Cumbria (a mere six miles from the controversial Sellafield plant) reveals that yet another site presents a nuclear hazard.
A COUNTY council has dismissed fears that a massive illegal dump site was releasing dangerous levels of methane gas.