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What is the major environmental concern related to landfill?

(a) Limited space

(b) Limited technology

(c) Less man-power

(d) Discharge of leachates

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The origin of the question is Waste Disposal by Sanitary Landfilling topic in division Biotechnology for Solid Waste Management of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (d) Discharge of leachates

Easiest explanation: The major environmental concern related to landfill is the discharge of leachates into the immediate environment which pose a great threat to the environment, so, the major concern is to control it, whereas, limited space, technology and man-power do not pose environmental threat.

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