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in si nuh ray shuhn

  • n  the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes

  • Even slum dwellers now know that dioxin from waste incineration can cause birth defects, while the toxic matter can poison future generations if it makes its way into the .
  • Water is as vital as ammunition; sand finer than talcum makes its way into eyes, carburetors and rifle breeches; heat averaging 120 degrees out of doors becomes incineration .
  • He was a mass murderer who coolly plotted the incineration of hundreds of innocents.

  • Desmond Tutu in AFP
    The South African Nobel prize winning Archbishop Desmond Tutu said a two degree rise would "condemn Africa to incineration and no modern development."
  • Michael Fortier in Toronto Star
    There will be no incineration,Fortier said to applause, while rhyming off a grim litany of the industry's legacy. "One hundred years of steel and coke production has left a mark - one million tonnes of contaminated soil. Total contaminated...
  • Teo Chee Hean in Channel News Asia
    Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said: "With the introduction of incineration, only 2 per cent of our waste, comprising mainly non-incinerables, goes to Semakau Landfill. Singapore has therefore succeeded in putting in place an efficient waste...

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