The attorney general may bring a civil or criminal action to enforce the provisions of this article or any statute relating to the production, distribution, storage, transportation or disposal of hazardous waste.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 49-926
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Disposal: means discharging, depositing, injecting, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing hazardous waste into or on land or water so that hazardous waste or any constituent of hazardous waste may enter the environment, be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including groundwater. See Arizona Laws 49-921
- Hazardous waste: means garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility, or other discarded materials, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations or from community activities which because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating reversible illness or pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment if improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of or otherwise managed or any waste identified as hazardous pursuant to section 49-922. See Arizona Laws 49-921
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Storage: means the holding of hazardous waste for a temporary period at the end of which the hazardous waste is treated, disposed of or stored elsewhere. See Arizona Laws 49-921
- Transportation: means the movement of hazardous waste by air, rail, highway or water. See Arizona Laws 49-921