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DUMPS

a lethal inherited disorder of Holstein cattle that causes infertility. The name is an acronym of Deficiency of Uridine MonoPhosphate Synthetase, the enzyme which participates in the reaction which converts orotate to uridine 5′-monophosphate. Individuals having the homozygous recessive genotype die at about 40 days of gestation.
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However, activists and local residents remain opposed to transforming the dump into a large landfill over health and environmental concerns.
THIS is a fairly good example of a Victorian glass dump, so called because they were made from leftover green bottle glass that would otherwise have been dumped at the end of the day.
About 300 illegal dump sites have been identified throughout Pennsylvania.
Three hundred people from the Grand Bols area have filed lawsuits charging that the chemicals from the dump have damaged their health.
Superfund cleanups have progressed at only a slightly faster pace: since 1980, the EPA has finished with 13 dumps.
This was the tactic used by the now-defunct Japanese company Nisso, which in January 2000 was caught by the Filipino police trying to dump 2,700 tons of infectious medical waste in the Philippines, disguising it as recyclable scrap paper, when in actuality the waste was full of used needles, syringes, diapers, and other discarded hospital products.
However, Belant, Dolbeer, and their colleagues thought that adult gulls might favor the fast food available at the dumps during this busy period.
Over the recall period, the United States is facing a record number of tires which will be sent to tire dumps across the nation significantly increasing the size of tire dumps.
Granada Hills activists complain BFI's proposal to merge the dumps would eliminate some of the strict requirements imposed by the city of Los Angeles, including a mandate that trucks switch to low-pollution, alternative fuels instead of gasoline and diesel.
Massachusetts dumps an estimated 75,000 tons of electronics equipment each year.
Last summer, a joint Russian-Norwegian research team visited the Barents and Kara seas to collect water samples around the area of the then-rumored dumps.
Send the remaining trash to dumps out in the desert or in places such as Avenal that want the business and the jobs.