§ 49-171 Definitions
§ 49-172 Applicability
§ 49-173 Application requirements
§ 49-174 Application review and approval
§ 49-175 Work plans
§ 49-176 Community involvement requirements
§ 49-177 Work plan review and approval
§ 49-178 Termination and withdrawal
§ 49-179 Application fees; reimbursement of costs of review
§ 49-180 Modification of work plan
§ 49-181 Requests for no further action determination
§ 49-182 Approval of remediations for cost recovery
§ 49-183
§ 49-184 Reservation of rights
§ 49-185 Appeals and dispute resolution
§ 49-186 Rules; program termination; no licensing
§ 49-187 Voluntary remediation fund
§ 49-188 Department access to private property

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 1 > Article 5

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Characterization: means a process to determine the nature, degree and extent of contaminants at a site or a portion of a site. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contaminant: means any substance that has been released to the environment and that qualifies as any of the following:

    (a) A hazardous substance as defined in section 49-201. See Arizona Laws 49-171

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Environmental claim: means a claim for defense or indemnity submitted under a general liability insurance policy by an insured in response to a claim of potential liability for bodily injury or property damage arising from a release of pollutants onto or into land, air or water. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Insured: means any person who is included as a named insured on a general liability insurance policy and who has or had a property interest in a site in this state that involves an environmental claim. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Remediation: means action taken to address a contaminant by reducing the level of the contaminant in the environment or preventing or reducing exposure to the contaminant. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Site: means the areal extent of contamination. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Source: means a site or portion of a site where a contaminant is or may be released to waters of the state. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215