News tagged with landfills

Birth defect total in California town now at 6

(AP) -- The local health director says a sixth birth-defect case has been confirmed in Kettleman City, where residents are battling plans to expand California's largest hazardous-waste landfill.

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Health
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Plastic waste: better to burn?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Burning plastic can give off less carbon dioxide than burying it, scientists claim in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Environment
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