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Someone Is Finally Trying to Stop This Underground Fire That’s Burned for Six Years

For six years, an underground rubbish fire has been steadily burning outside of Saint Louis, Missouri, right next to landfill filled with nuclear waste buried in the mid-70s. So why hasn’t anyone managed to extinguish it yet? Read More >>

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This Real-Life WALL-E Cruises Around Landfills Spotting Gas with Lasers

Landfills are pretty wretched places with all the rotting junk spewing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. It's no wonder humans have started building robots to do the dirty work in dumps around the world. The fact that these mechanical workers do it with lasers is just a bonus. Read More >>