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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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On her part, Ms Ombara said Sh135 million will be spent in the reclamation of the dumpsite.
The chief valuer has informed me that the title deed for the dumpsite located n Dandora is available and consequently we have prepared an expression of interest document for the deal," Muraya said.
The case stemmed from Vergara's alleged failure to stop the operation and to convert an open dumpsite located in the villages of Valle Cruz and San Isidro in Cabanatuan City into a controlled dumpsite on or before February 2004.
The road from National Road 4 to the dumpsite is in very bad condition,' he said, adding that during the rainy season garbage trucks have to be towed up to the dumpsite by a larger truck.
The documents show that just four boreholes -- tests used to determine the chemical composition of a dumpsite -- were drilled into the garbage mountain, which had a volume of 4 million cubic meters, to determine that the waste was fit to be used in land reclamation.
However, sanitary landfills gradually with poor maintenance and regulation are presently converted into open dumpsite like the case of Cebu City Sanitary Landfill [20] (see Figure 4).
While most would regard trash with revulsion, it is a source of living for Marjune, and his family and other people living at the adjacent dumpsite.
Abstract: Survey of dumpsite plant composition assessment of rhizosphere microorganisms and growth performance of Sphenostylis stenocarpa grown on two dumpsite (CAPITOL and NITEL ROAD) soils in Benin City was investigated.
The Israeli occupation has transformed Palestinian land into dumpsite for solid and hazardous waste, through the establishment of its own dumpsites on the West Bank such as Tovlan dumpsite in Jericho governorate, in addition to the current attempt to establish another dumpsite near Nablus in an area called Kasaret Abu Shusha.
On this occasion, MD LWMC Waseem Ajmal Chaudhary said that this massive plantation will add beauty to this dumpsite and will help reduce pollution in the surrounding.
LAHORE -- Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has cleaned 981 open plots across the city during its recent anti dengue campaign and resultantly transported 29214 tons of waste to dumpsite produced in the weeklong operations cleanup.
CHARITY APPEAL: Elinor Perry with Judith (above) at her home on the Tondo dumpsite and (below) with staff from the PCF school "NOTHING can prepare you for the sights, sounds and smells that hit you when you arrive at the dump sites," said Elinor Perry.