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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That's in addition to large amounts of toxic wastes generated and dumped by local industries every day.
Indeed, the WDA funded the Phurnacite Project dialogue, which at its main meeting last July and in a public statement last October said that rail transport was required to take out the toxic wastes from the old tar pits.
Peter Goodwin of Teesside's Impact Campaign Group, which is concerned over the effects of industry on communities, said: "This area already has more than enough toxic waste without importing it from the US.
It's likely because of our prompt action on the parameters thereby obstructing anyone from slipping out with any toxic waste,' he told reporters after an appreciation ceremony organised by Johor Auxiliary Police Association and agencies for him today.
'Apart from the fact that these factories were being operated in a residential area, which is illegal, they were found to be releasing highly toxic waste water into drains.
BEIRUT: A civil society-backed electoral list in Metn announced Wednesday a platform of toxic waste management, sharply criticizing what its members called a "scandal" of waste dumping on local beaches, the state-run National News Agency reported.
But when we met Ben, stricken with a tumour that might be linked to the toxic waste, his dad looked like the prime suspect.
The Special Rapporteur will also give recommendations to the authorities of the country on the relationship between toxic waste and protection of human rights.
Clearly, the existing toxic waste law is obsolete," Ilagan pointed out.
Clean Harbors has reversed its decision to send toxic waste from New York State's Love Canal Superfund Site to a waste processing plant in Ontario, where some 100 truckloads of waste were set to be buried.
But in a press briefing held on Thursday, groups such as EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace Southeast Asia and the partylist Ang Nars, said that certain government agencies could be in cahoots with the Canadian firm for the disposal of the toxic waste in the Philippines.