§ 49-961 Definitions
§ 49-962 Toxic data report; progress report; exemption
§ 49-963 Pollution prevention plan; progress report; exemption
§ 49-964 Review of reports and plans; enforcement; contempt
§ 49-965 Pollution prevention technical assistance program
§ 49-967 Availability of information to the public
§ 49-969 Consumer product information

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 5 > Article 4

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • business changes: includes improvements in operating practices, spill and leak prevention measures, inventory control and other changes that proportionately reduce or eliminate the release of pollutants to the overall environment but does not include the transfer or relocation of an operation or process to another facility in this state with no subsequent proportionate reduction in toxics use or the release of pollutants to the overall environment. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Disposal: means discharging, depositing, injecting, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing a toxic substance or hazardous waste into or on land or water so that the toxic substance or hazardous waste or any constituent of hazardous waste may enter the environment, be emitted into the air or be released into or commingled with any waters, including groundwater. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • 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: means all buildings, equipment, structures and other stationary items located on a single site or on contiguous or adjacent sites and owned or operated by the same person or by any person who controls, is controlled by or is under common control with any person. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Generator: means a person who, by virtue of ownership, management or control, is responsible for causing or allowing to be caused the creation of hazardous waste. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Hazardous waste: means hazardous waste as defined in section 49-921. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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, the United States, this state or a public or private corporation, local government unit, public agency, partnership, association, firm, trust or estate or any other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Pollution: means the disposal of a toxic substance or hazardous waste into the air, land, surface water or groundwater. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Pollution prevention: means operational procedures and processes and improvements in housekeeping or management techniques that reduce potential or actual releases of pollutants to the overall environment including all air, water and land resources affected by those pollutants. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Recycling: means a reuse, further use, reclamation or extraction through a process or activity that is separate from the process or activity that produced the waste stream but does not include combustion or incineration. See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • toxics: means a toxic chemical listed pursuant to the pollution prevention act of 1990 (42 United States Code section 13102 (3)). See Arizona Laws 49-961
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215