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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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Just over a week ago OEHSCO awarded a related contract for modern landfill in Al Batinah Governate , another initial step in a total programme of works that is expected to be cost $161m.
Modern landfills are technically sophisticated and subject to strict federal and state regulations for location, design, operating conditions, monitoring, closure, post-closure care, clean-up (if necessary) and financial assurance.
Modern landfill sites can be a major source of the UKs renewable energy production for the foreseeable future.
Shaikh agreed that landfill site at Dhabeji spread over an area of 3000 acres, fast emerging as one of the countrys most modern landfill cum treatment site, can be used as a spot for production of electricity.
It found that: "Good tree performance on modern landfill sites can be achieved in Britain, given the hostile conditions associated with the landfill environment and despite instances of drought which have resulted in slower growth rates at some sites.
One state, which has regulations that would suggest advanced landfill practice complete with leachate and gas control systems, is in fact simply placing new refuse over old sites that are unlined and do not even approach modern landfill practice.
In the West Bank, IFC finalized a deal that will see a private consortium operate a modern landfill the first public-private partnership of its kind in the West Bank and Gaza.
Summary: Local residents of Sidon welcomed Tuesday the completion of a yearlong project to transform the city's notorious "trash mountain" into a modern landfill and, eventually, a public park.

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