Definition of Toxic site
1. Noun. A site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up.
Generic synonyms: Land Site, Site
Specialized synonyms: Orphan Site
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Literary usage of Toxic site
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1. Agricultural Biotechnology: Novel Products & New Partnerships by Jane B. Segelken (1998)
"I will describe the use of a plant — Indian Mustard — to remove lead from a toxic site. The plants are watered with agricultural chemicals that make the ..."
2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Therefore, MT is the vehicle that transports cadmium to its toxic site of action, the kidney. Other Cadmium-Nutrient Interactions A low-protein diet also ..."
3. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"In marine fish, the intestine appears to be the primary toxic site of action. Toxicosis and Maximum Tolerable Levels Feeding a diet containing 100 mg Ag/kg ..."
4. Covering the Map: A Survey of Military Pollution Sites in the U. S.by Daryl Kimball by Daryl Kimball (1994)
"... and the identification of a specific health problem, it is difficult to study and document the causal links of the health effects to a given toxic site. ..."
5. Bridging Regional Growth and Community Empowerment edited by Michael A. Stegman, William J. Benfanti, John P. Ross (1996)
"... work with government agencies to clean up a toxic site or abate lead-based paint from old apartment buildings; educate and inform neighborhood residents ..."