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Indirect Impacts - 3 Waste Disposal
 

Graphic: AirAir

There is:

* Release of methane gas, a greenhouse gas, from landfill sites.
* Vehicle emissions from transporting waste.
* Toxic fumes and greenhouse gases from the incineration.
* Failure of stacks to dilute and disperse, causing local, regional and global impacts.


Graphic: WaterWater

Watch out for:

* Pollution of water courses causing habitat destruction.
* Estuarine and coastal pollution build up.



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