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Desert Discards: A New Arrival to the Mojave Finds Traces of Trash—and What We Bury Deep Inside

When I moved to a small town in the Mojave Desert last spring, I found myself in a new relationship with garbage. There’s some serious junk festering in the sands of the Southwest: toxic dumps, airplane graveyards, nuclear test sites, and so on. An abandoned disposal site in Yuma, Ariz., holds a mountain of toxic […]