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Glossary entry:Mega-sites
Meaning in EUGRIS: Mega-sites are large scale contaminated sites, which pose a large potential or an actual risk of deterioration to groundwater, sediment, soil and surface-water quality. These expensive sites such as mine sites and asbestos sites, require complicated and costly remediation. They are extremely complicated cleanups that are resource intensive, have different sources, and can take years to remediate.
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Danish:
French:Méga site
German:Mega-sites (großräumige Kontaminationen)
Hungarian:Mega-telepek
Italian:
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