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General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
landfill covering
Definition

The protective shielding, consisting of soil or some other material, that encloses disposal sites for compacted, non-hazardous solid waste, or secures disposal sites for hazardous waste to minimize the chance of releasing hazardous substances into the environment.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4623