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The way in which land is used, especially in
farming and city planning.

Disposal area where garbage is piled up and eventually covered with dirt
and topsoil.

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EPA info on landfills

list of landfills in the US

A naturally-occurring heavy, soft metallic element; human exposure can
cause brain and nervous system damage, especially in children.

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Common Sources of Lead & other Resources

A large compilation of information on Lead

Methodology developed to assess a product’s full environmental costs,
from raw material to final disposal.

Environmental pollution consisting of harmful or annoying light.

A period from about 1550 to 1850 when the world experienced relatively
cool temperatures compared to the present (until about 1940, glaciers around
the world retreated as the climate warmed, since 1980 a significant global
warming has led to glacier retreat becoming increasingly rapid and ubiquitous,
causing many glaciers’ disappearance and threatening the existence of a great
number of the remaining glaciers of the world).

cutting down trees for commodity use.

Locally Unwanted Land Uses such as toxic waste dumps, incinerators, smelters, airports, freeways, and other sources of environmental, economic, or social degradation.