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.
Attorneys for the defendant cited a recent Courier-Journal story outlining the testing of soil in and near what has become the city's newest Superfund toxic waste site.
In a recent five-state survey, more than 1,100 public schools were built within a half-mile of a toxic waste site.
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.
The case, described by a federal court as the most complicated environmental cleanup in the world, involved a toxic waste site referred to as the Stringfellow Acid Pits, located in southern California.
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.
Many Canadians have heard of the country's worst toxic waste site, the Sydney tar ponds, product of the steel industry once central to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
As for Gore's discovering the Love Canal toxic waste site, Gore never said he did.
It is possible that the adjustment process of the market in response to the incinerator is different from that in response to a toxic waste site due, in part, to the way that information is released to the market.