§ 49-921 Definitions
§ 49-922 Department rules and standards; prohibited permittees
§ 49-922.01 Hazardous waste manifest errors; penalty; disposition of monies
§ 49-923 Compliance orders; civil penalties; injunctive relief
§ 49-924 Violations; civil penalty
§ 49-925 Violation; classification; definition
§ 49-926 Enforcement
§ 49-927 Hazardous waste management fund
§ 49-928 Availability of information to the public
§ 49-929 Annual registration of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities, transporters and generators; fee; disposition of revenue
§ 49-930 Annual registration of hazardous waste resource recovery facilities; fee; maximum annual payment of fees and taxes; disposition of revenue; definitions
§ 49-931 Hazardous waste fees; definitions
§ 49-932 Hazardous waste fuel penalty; disposition of revenue

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 5 > Article 2

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Facility: includes all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the land used for treating, storing or disposing of hazardous waste. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Federal act: means the solid waste disposal act, as amended by the resource conservation and recovery act of 1976 and the hazardous and solid waste amendments of 1984 (P. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing hazardous waste. 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
  • Hazardous waste disposal facility: means a hazardous waste disposal facility contracted for or operated by this state. See Arizona Laws 49-901
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Key employee: means any person employed by an applicant or permittee in a supervisory capacity or empowered to make discretionary decisions with respect to the solid waste or hazardous waste operations of the business concern. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition, origin, routing and destination of hazardous waste during its transportation from the point of generation to the point of disposal, treatment or storage. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation, including a government corporation, partnership, association, state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of the state, interstate body or federal facility. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • 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
  • 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
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Transportation: means the movement of hazardous waste by air, rail, highway or water. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Treatment: means a method, technique or process designed to change the physical, chemical or biological character or composition of hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage or reduced in volume. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215