Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 70A.300 - Hazardous waste management
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- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
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- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Dangerous wastes: means any discarded, useless, unwanted, or abandoned substances, including but not limited to certain pesticides, or any residues or containers of such substances which are disposed of in such quantity or concentration as to pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health, wildlife, or the environment because such wastes or constituents or combinations of such wastes:
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Department: means the department of ecology. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Designated zone facility: means any facility that requires an interim or final status permit under rules adopted under this chapter and that is not a preempted facility as defined in this section. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Director: means the director of the department of ecology or the director's designee. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Disposal site: means a geographical site in or upon which hazardous wastes are disposed of in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Extremely hazardous waste: means any dangerous waste which:
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Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for recycling, storing, treating, incinerating, or disposing of hazardous waste. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison. Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value. Hazardous household substances: means those substances identified by the department as hazardous household substances in the guidelines developed under RCW 70A. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Hazardous substances: means any liquid, solid, gas, or sludge, including any material, substance, product, commodity, or waste, regardless of quantity, that exhibits any of the characteristics or criteria of hazardous waste as described in rules adopted under this chapter. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Hazardous waste: means and includes all dangerous and extremely hazardous waste, including substances composed of both radioactive and hazardous components. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases. Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC Local government: means a city, town, or county. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement. Moderate-risk waste: means (a) any waste that exhibits any of the properties of hazardous waste but is exempt from regulation under this chapter solely because the waste is generated in quantities below the threshold for regulation, and (b) any household wastes which are generated from the disposal of substances identified by the department as hazardous household substances. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Person: means any person, firm, association, county, public or municipal or private corporation, agency, or other entity whatsoever. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Preempted facility: means any facility that includes as a significant part of its activities any of the following operations: (a) Landfill, (b) incineration, (c) land treatment, (d) surface impoundment to be closed as a landfill, or (e) waste pile to be closed as a landfill. See Washington Code 70A.300.010 Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land. Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.