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Synonyms for balata

when dried yields a hard substance used e

a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber

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The city is investing on a P180-million solid waste disposal facility project which will include the closure of the 46-year-old Balatas controlled dumpsite and the construction of a facility for hazardous and toxic waste.
A briefer obtained from the Solid Waste Management Office (SWMO) also indicates that the closure of the Balatas dumpsite will cost P63 million while the installation and construction of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) facility, which will be constructed later in Balatas dumpsite when closure is completed, is placed at P12.
La planta produce balatas de asbesto, y desde 2001 ha mantenido un conflicto con los vecinos de San Lucas, quienes estan desesperados: no encuentran respuesta a sus denuncias sobre la contaminacion que provoca la fabrica.
En la Union Europea tambien esta prohibido, y en Estados Unidos solo se permite su uso en la elaboracion de un punado de productos, como las balatas para los frenos de coches.
Durante casi 30 anos la fabrica de balatas del Barrio de San Lucas fue propiedad de ITAPSA, empresa que opera plantas de asbesto en los alrededores de la Ciudad de Mexico.