toxic waste dump


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toxic waste dump

n. a horrible person or place. Frank, stop acting like a toxic waste dump and do as you’re asked.
See also: dump, toxic, waste
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The contaminated water must be filtered and the remaining lead sludge then shipped to a toxic waste dump.
Without this money, kids in Pass Christian, a small Gulf Coast community slammed and flattened by Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, will be playing after school on a toxic waste dump.
You don't have to be occupationally exposed or live near a toxic waste dump.
Even though I agree with the academic approach to attracting enthusiastic, intelligent, well educated minority students, I believe that placing them in the current educational and clinical settings is like planting seedlings in a gap den over a toxic waste dump.
in the Australian night, or visit the Western hemisphere's largest toxic waste dump, but it's wonderful fun to experience these adventures through the eyes of intrepid journalist Cahill.
Negotiations between GMS and the glaziers' union, which owns the land - a former toxic waste dump that is valued at about $28 million - broke off months ago.
The poor folks over here didn't mind living up against the toxic waste dump, until those environmental agitators came in and started stirring things up.
Clines calling the story "a toxic waste dump of fetid ingredients and methane energies.
In an extensive study of two poor and mostly black communities in Tallahassee, Florida, criminal justice professor Todd Clear was unable to find a single family without at least one disenfranchised man--making it unlikely that the community will be able to band together when, for example, a state senator proposes locating a toxic waste dump nearby.
Using a hypothetical situation in the local community of Grand Banks, students play various roles to simulate a government hearing into the cause and effect of a toxic waste dump discovered within the city limits.
Environmental groups such as Greenpeace-Mexico and the San Luis Potosi Ecological Support Group (SLPESG) view the toxic waste dump as an important test of whether or not Mexico will force foreign corporations to respect local sovereignty and federal environmental laws in the NAFTA era.
Almost every homeowner who thinks in horror of a toxic waste dump being located near his or her home lives happily on top of that very thing.
When a container full of pesticide is discarded and buried in a landfill or toxic waste dump, it can take years to degrade because it's less subject to biological activity and ultraviolet light.
This week the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) $170 million cleanup of NUMEC's toxic waste dump had to be halted after contractors experienced unanticipated difficulties handling 55-gallon radioactive waste drums.
Most contributors cautiously suggest that the solution is not less industry or slower foreign-driven development in China, but closer attention to measuring exactly which types of foreign investment and industry are making China a toxic waste dump, and how to attract foreign investment in cleaner options.