toxic waste


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Noun1.toxic waste - poisonous waste materialstoxic waste - poisonous waste materials; can cause injury (especially by chemical means)
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
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But when we met Ben, stricken with a tumour that might be linked to the toxic waste, his dad looked like the prime suspect.
Chemicals and toxic waste (liquid or solid) from the laboratories (chu angers - ch cholet).
The Special Rapporteur will also give recommendations to the authorities of the country on the relationship between toxic waste and protection of human rights.
BEIRUT: When Speaker Nabih Berri filed a lawsuit Thursday against merchants for importing toxic waste into Lebanon, he made a point of doing it both as a Lebanese citizen, as well as in his governmental role, judicial sources told The Daily Star.
Clearly, the existing toxic waste law is obsolete," Ilagan pointed out.
based network to dispose of the waste, which has become somewhat infamous due to the fact that Love Canal contains some 21,000 tons of toxic waste dumped by a chemical company in the mid-1900s.
The groups accused the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Bureau of Customs of collusion as they said that these agencies have been "keen on disposing the illegally dumped Canadian toxic waste in the country instead of fighting to have it sent back to Canada for violating international law.
However, Greenpeace Australia opposes Orica's application as toxic waste shipment will involve shipping risk and the process which necessitate burning of the toxic material.
The contaminated soil and the toxic waste have been stored in plastic bags in the same area where the waste was dumped and policemen from the Ministry of Interior are guarding the site.
The nonprofit organization coordinated with Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan's Office to stage a press conference urging people to push the EPA to require the companies who dumped the toxic waste in the site to remove it.
Eight chemicals were sampled and collected at the toxic waste sites in 2010.
In relation to the inspection, a former senior manager of the yzmir factory, speaking on condition of anonymity to Radikal on Thursday, confirmed the fact that the toxic waste of the factory was buried on the site in an effort to save money by not sending the waste for proper disposal.