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cesspit

a pit to retain the sediment, usually fecal, of a drain.
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A good place to look would be in the cess-pit of our political establishment which gave birth, nurtured and has maintained for decades the environment in which the big feast takes place, with our politicians usually seated at the high table.
It is a stinking cess-pit of human vices: Avarice, ego, spite.
The initial production of methane that comes from digestion (85%) is followed by an additional emission (15%) from massive "lagoons," a euphemism for cess-pits of untreated farm animal waste.