|MadSci Network: Environment & Ecology|
Hi Tiffany, There is sort of no such thing as the largest landfill because new ones keep getting bigger all the time. The owners don't like to talk about size because that gets their neighbors and the EPA snooping. Municipalities such as NY try to keep the lid on as well because they tend to do a schlock job of running the things. Probably two states with the largest fills are NY and California. Emelle Alabama had the largest hazardous waste fill in the country second only to Oregon, Ohio which is up near Toledo. Those around NY, NJ etc area tend to be huge due to the concentrated population. Most of the large "hazardous" fills are now out in Nevada, Montana, Idaho, and are owned by the Northern Pacific railroad and others. Don't know if that helps. Mark
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