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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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Court of Appeals has sided with a local District Court in Georgia in ordering two Veolia ES Solid Waste landfills to pay $707,411 to a man who once owned one of the landfills.
Landfill cover can offer a significant cost avoidance when there is a shortage of alternative materials, according to Oman.
The community was so well organized that it was able to mobilize over 400 protestors to the steps of City Hall for the first landfill rally.
In another bird-related project, the landfill for years has used falcons provided by a San Fernando Valley-based trainer to chase away sea gulls at the dump.
Loewendick, the long-time C&D landfill operator, says he had to stand up and ask what hydrogen sulfide gas was because he had never heard of it.
Area artists are given work and gallery space for a residency of up to three years, including free gas for the kilns and glass ovens from the landfill.
To simulate landfill conditions more accurately than can be done in a lab with the TCLP, Townsend is now conducting an experiment in which he has buried garbage and electronics waste.
Understanding what kind of waste makes it into our landfills can help us answer the paper versus plastic question.
In the August ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, they report finding some 50 nanograms of dimethyl mercury per cubic meter of landfill gas.
For example, Lucent Technologies' plant in Columbus, Ohio, has implemented a landfill gas-to-energy project, which has resulted in a $100,000 reduction in the company's annual fuel bill.
Town supervisor Howard Mills now admits that the landfill contains thousands of barrels of hazardous waste.
On Long Island, a closed landfill cancelled its mowing contract and is letting nature - including volunteer trees - take its course.