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Definition of "toxic waste site" []

  • A location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally) (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "toxic waste site" in a sentence
  • "It noted that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, or DEC, had designated a nearly three-and-a-half-acre undeveloped property situated at 858 East Ferry Street—smack in the center of the East Ferry neighborhood—as a class-two toxic waste site due to the high concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls PCBs and lead found there."
  • "Attached to the memo was a record of decision, also known as an ROD, detailing plans to address a highly toxic waste site situated on the east side of Buffalo."
  • "A line in the record of decision said that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation had sent a bulletin to surrounding residents and business owners in February 1999 alerting them that a toxic waste site sat in their midst."