Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19.8
Hazardous Waste Cleanup

SECTION 23-19.8-2

§ 23-19.8-2. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Discharge" includes, but is not limited to, any emission, other than natural seepage, intentional or unintentional, and includes, but is not limited to, spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying or dumping.

(2) "Hazardous materials" include all materials and substances which are now or hereafter designated as hazardous by any state or federal law or by the regulations of any state or federal government agency.

(3) "Person" includes an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, the federal government or any agency or subdivision thereof, a state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state, or any interstate body.

(4) "Oil" means oil of any kind and in any form, whether crude, refined, or a petroleum by product, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, gasoline, lubricating oils, oily sludge, oil refuse, oil mixed with other wastes, crude oils, liquified natural gas, propane, butane, or other liquid hydrocarbons regardless of specific gravity.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 148, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 118, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 127, § 1.)