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    Default despositing of toxic substrances

    What does this "depositing" mean? It seems to simply mean "put down", but the translation is "bury", which I doubt.

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    ex)Technological decisions often have extremely long-term consequences, especially regarding the extraction of non-renewable resources and the despositing of toxic substrances. Ethical adequacy would require that in fairness the risks and the costs of all such decisions be considered over the full-time frame of the impact...

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    Default Re: despositing of toxic substrances

    Hi,

    IMO, here, "depositing" = "dumping" dump - WordReference.com Dictionary of English.

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    Default Re: despositing of toxic substrances

    I agree with charlie.
    However, are you sure it is "depositing", not "disposing"?

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    Default Re: despositing of toxic substrances

    It's surely "depositing", I checked it out many times. I think the translator made a mistake thinking it's burying under the ground, not on the ground like being dumped.

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    Default Re: despositing of toxic substrances

    While we're on the subject of typoes, I imagined the r in the title was just a slip, until I saw it repeated in the OP - 'substrances'.

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