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. They also championed new legislation that would prevent the same thing from happening in the future.
'Plastic waste from industrialized countries is literally engulfing communities in Southeast Asia, transforming what were once clean and thriving places into toxic dumpsites. It is the height of injustice that countries and communities with less capacity and resources to deal with plastic pollution are being targeted as escape valves for the throwaway plastic generated by industrialized countries,' Von Hernandez, the global coordinator of the Break Free from Plastic movement said in a news statement.
You know them: that Gore claimed he invented the Internet (he didn't but gave it early legislative support), that he exaggerates when he says he did chores on his father's farm (his father made him work his butt off), that he claimed to be a model for a character in Love Story (he never claimed it, and Erich Segal, the author, said the character was partly modeled on him), that he claimed to have discovered the Love Canal pollution (no, but he held hearings on it and other toxic dumpsites).