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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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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.
All electricity and heat for the greenhouse is supplied by Modern's partnership with Landfill Energy Systems, which converts the energy in gas extracted from Modern Landfill into electricity and heat.
Dubai: A modern landfill is expected to start operating within the first half of 2014 in Dubai, near the border of Abu Dhabi, to accommodate the requirements of the growing city and its large influx of residents.
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.
IFC was the lead advisor to the Joint Services Council for Hebron and Bethlehem (JSC-H&B) on a landmark agreement, signed yesterday, that will see a private sector consortium operate a modern landfill near Hebron.
If it diverted a mere 3% of all Belt and Road financing to establishing modern landfills and recycling facilities in recipient countries, it would expand the supply of sustainable raw materials while blunting the negative environmental consequences of letting poorer countries process imported trash.

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