toxic waste site

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Noun1.toxic waste site - a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally)toxic waste site - 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 mine in the Umpqua River watershed is a federally designated toxic waste site after leaking acid pollution degrading 13 miles of salmon and steelhead habitat.
The company is selling assets ranging from a nine-hole golf course in New Jersey to a toxic waste site in a former metal foundry in Massena, New York.
companies who voluntarily clean up a toxic waste site cannot then sue another company as a potentially responsible party unless the first company is the subject themselves of a lawsuit.
UGA researchers involved in first trial using transgenic trees to help clean up toxic waste site.
Twenty-five years after pregnant women and children were evacuated from the neighborhood bordering the Love Canal toxic waste site, environmental health pioneer Lois Gibbs is poised to launch a national campaign aimed at redirecting the way government and industry regulate environmental hazards in the United States.
As for Gore's discovering the Love Canal toxic waste site, Gore never said he did.
When the government goes in to locate a toxic waste site, it doesn't usually think of a wealthy suburb.
More than eight million Hispanic citizens lived in neighborhoods with at least one toxic waste site.
The subject of negotiation was a condominium development in New York City that had a toxic waste site on the land and had a construction loan from a bank suffering from a number of defaults.
An engineer who oversees the cleanup of a toxic waste site might need to track down the former owners of the site to find the polluter.
I had the opportunity to experience one of these institutional efforts at censorship in 1993, when two senior government officials visited me and my university department head, demanding to see an article I had written for New Scientist dealing with pollution remediation methods for the Homebush Bay toxic waste site.
The man who mistakenly claimed to have inspired the movie Love Story and to have invented the Internet says he didn't quite mean to say he discovered a toxic waste site.