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Landfill liner
also called composite landfill liner is intended to be low permeable barrier which is laid down under engineered landfill sites and has one more synonym

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  1. The US EPA has stated that the barriers "will ultimately fail," while the site remains a threat for "thousands of years," suggesting that modern landfill designs delay but do not prevent ground and surface water pollution

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 17, 2009
  2. Until it deteriorates, the liner retards migration of leachate, and its toxic constituents, into underlying aquifers or nearby rivers causing spoiling of the local water

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 17, 2009
  3. Waste tires or chipped tires are used as a supporting component insulating the liner

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  4. Modern landfills generally require a layer of compacted clay with a minimum required thickness and a maximum allowable hydraulic conductivity overlaid by a high density polyethylene geomembrane

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 17, 2009
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