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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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An options evaluation of on-site capping, off-site disposal at a secure landfill or incinerator, or disposal at the town's landfill and capping was conducted and showed that the latter option was the most cost-effective, since the town was required to cap the landfill anyway.
Slag and ash pass through standard leachate tests and if they pass, are sent to the secure landfill on site.

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