toxic waste area


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Noun1.toxic waste area - a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned uptoxic waste area - a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
orphan site - a toxic waste area where the polluter could not be identified or the polluter refused to take action or pay for the cleanup
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We shouldn't have to choose between keeping our highway projects going and cleaning up toxic waste areas. And we shouldn't have to choose between visiting our national parks or enrolling kids in Head Start," he said.
Benjamin says it's possible that the hazards at the sites were overestimated by the EPA, or that the toxic waste areas weren't adequately cleaned up.