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Landfill

Noah Adams talks with Ben Miller about the closing of Fresh Kills, the world's largest landfill and the largest manmade object on earth. Fresh Kills opened in 1948 and received its last barge of New York City garbage this week. The garbage mounds will be covered with dirt and seeded with vegetation, but it will take decades for the waste to decompose. Miller is the author of Fat of the Land: Garbage in New York -- the Last 200 Years.

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