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WASTE MANAGEMENT, Inc. (WMI) is one of the largest refuse companies in the United States and a chronic corporate criminal offender. Waste Management controls approximately 22 percent of North American waste business. This includes the transport of millions of tons of waste on roads and waterways to waste disposal landfills in Virginia and Pennsylvania, the top two importers of trash, primarily from New York, Washington, D.C., and Delaware. WMI was sued but recently settled out of court with the state of Virginia for violating the state's environmental waste transport laws that prohibited water transport of waste. WMI can legally use barges to transport interstate waste to Virginia. Virginia was one of the first states that tried to protect its waterways from exposure to waste, ...

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