toxic dumpsite


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Noun1.toxic dumpsite - a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)toxic dumpsite - a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)
dumpsite, garbage dump, rubbish dump, trash dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dump - a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
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A team of environmental experts called out the Recovery School District during a City Council hearing for its plan to build a high school on a former toxic dumpsite.
Los Angeles, for example, has seen one-third of its aquifers--the crucial underground source of drinking water--contaminated by plumes of rugged solvents from wartime factories and unregulated toxic dumpsites.
And the unseemly scramble, as if for African colonies, of vote-grubbing city councils in half the nation's toxic dumpsites to shut down mild-mannered restaurants, even bars, where once upon a time our Bogeys and our Bacalls gazed at each other through a pall of mall.