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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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Summary: SIDON: Caretaker Environment Minister Mohammad Rahhal called Sunday for Sidon's toxic waste dump to be turned into a garden complex.
In Home and Away, Belle discovers the records for the toxic waste dump are missing.
Remember the Love Canal at Niagara Falls, that horrible toxic waste dump of the early 1970s that destroyed the lives of thousands of people?
(b) Case study and review of article, "Toxic waste dump sparks deadly riot in African nation" by Associated Press.
The contaminated water must be filtered and the remaining lead sludge then shipped to a toxic waste dump. An easier and cleaner alterative is vacuuming all the surfaces with a HEPA-filtered vacuum and then shipping the residue bags and full filters to the 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. Every penny Espinoza earns from her compelling memoir, Through the Eye of the Storm (Chelsea Green, $14), goes straight to the nonprofit she started with her life partner, Ellen Ratner.
"You don't have to be occupationally exposed or live near a toxic waste dump. It's in your food," says Chris Neurath, www.burnbarrel.org manager and activist in DeKalb, N.Y.
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. It is not difficult to see that lack of professional support for the minority student is one of the reasons that retaining minority students is a challenge.
You might not choose to swim with great white sharks off the South African coast, visit an active volcano in Ecuador, cope with huge bugs in the Congo, stalk a platypus (did you know the males are venomous?) 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.
They are battling the toxic waste dump. They are banning sweatshop goods from their campuses, towns, and states.
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." Well hogwash and horse hockey to all that!
Clines calling the story "a toxic waste dump of fetid ingredients and methane energies." It's hard to understand why Johnson needs so much space to reach a conclusion that nearly everyone else reached four years ago.
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.