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India's largest rubbish pile is set to
dwarf the 239ft Taj Mahal as it
becomes a fetid symbol for the
world's 'most polluted capital city'

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Posted By: JoniTx, 6/4/2019 12:01:29 PM

India's tallest rubbish mountain is on course to rise higher than the Taj Mahal in the next year, becoming a fetid symbol for what the UN considers the world's most polluted capita. Hawks and other birds of prey hover around the towering 213ft Ghazipur landfill on the eastern fringe of New Delhi, stray cows, dogs and rats wander at will over the huge expanse of smoking filth.Taking up the area of more than 40 football pitches, Ghazipur rises by nearly 33ft a year with no end in sight to its foul-smelling growth.At its current rate of growth, it will be taller than the iconic Taj in Agra,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: zzzghy 6/4/2019 12:08:23 PM (No. 90651)
India's Supreme Court has warned that red warning lights will have to be put on the dump to alert passing jets. Come on, Los Angeles -- you're not taking this lying down, are you? Oh, wait... Never mind...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Highlander 6/4/2019 12:15:16 PM (No. 90654)
In previous times, everything was burned, nothing saved. Smoke and soot promotes rain and is not anywhere as obnoxious as rats and other vermin.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JediJerry 6/4/2019 12:19:44 PM (No. 90656)
LA will have the new record in no time.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo 6/4/2019 12:20:03 PM (No. 90657)
Whoa...they have Democrats in india too?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/4/2019 12:23:33 PM (No. 90659)
The weather forecast for Delhi is 111 degrees tomorrow. I cannot imagine how it would smell....
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Reply 6 - Posted by: FunOne 6/4/2019 1:08:10 PM (No. 90688)
Perhaps New Delhi should consider a sister city status agreement with either San Francisco or Las Angeles.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/4/2019 1:20:21 PM (No. 90692)
And we take criticism from countries such as this? Mexico City isn't far behind in this squalor.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/4/2019 1:56:21 PM (No. 90709)
50 Venezualens could pick that puppy clean inside of 30 minutes...
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Vesicant 6/4/2019 1:58:18 PM (No. 90710)
You'd be surprised at how much of India is in California. Turns out all Christopher Columbus had to do was wait 527 years and he wouldn't have had to make the trip.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: secondtimelucky 6/4/2019 2:48:37 PM (No. 90728)
could be worse. you could be in L.A.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 6/4/2019 3:41:30 PM (No. 90748)
Almost as big as the city of LA.....
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Reply 12 - Posted by: thewarden 6/4/2019 4:26:39 PM (No. 90766)
I’m sure India will be signing up with AOC’s new green deal any moment now—ready to do their part!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bur Oak 6/4/2019 5:03:15 PM (No. 90779)
Build a power plant next to the pile and burn it for electricity generation.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: volksford 6/4/2019 6:00:10 PM (No. 90798)
China,India ,Indonesia,and Vietnam the biggest polluters on the planet.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: franq 6/4/2019 6:10:45 PM (No. 90800)
Look. They let skeletal cows roam the streets because they believe they are reincarnated ancestors. Do we expect hygiene from such a society?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 6/4/2019 11:11:15 PM (No. 90888)
I can imagine how many plastic straws are in there. Hope there are no fish swimming in that pile....
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/5/2019 6:07:28 AM (No. 90964)
Oh I think New Delhi has real competition with SF and LA, where poop, contaminated syringes, garbage, fleas, rats and typhus are rampant. The only thing those two cities don't have is cows roaming the street, depending on what your definition of a cow is, but I digress.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: hoosierblue 6/5/2019 7:58:50 AM (No. 91031)
LA, San Francisco, and Seattle are trying to beat their record.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 6/5/2019 8:41:18 AM (No. 91063)
Throw a couple of inches of dirt over it and Condos Galore! It will be Glorious!
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