Contaminant definition

Contaminant means any material, substance or waste that is classified, regulated or otherwise characterized under any Environmental Law as hazardous, toxic, a contaminant or a pollutant or by other words of similar meaning or regulatory effect, including any petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos and polychlorinated biphenyls.
Contaminant means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water.
Contaminant means a computer virus, worm, lock, mole, time bomb, Trojan horse, rootkit, spyware, keystroke logger, or any other malicious code or instruction which may modify, delete, damage, disable, or disrupt the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Examples of Contaminant in a sentence

  • Morris, expert in Aquatic Ecology and Contaminant Biology at the Indiana Dunes National Park, the NPS -- which administers the Park -- examined whether the April 2017 spill resulted in environmental harm and natural resource injuries at the Park.

  • The table we provide shows only detected contaminants in the water.Even though all the substances listed here are under the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), we feel it is important that you know exactly what was detected and how much of these substances were present in your water.

  • If you are caring for an infant, or you are pregnant, you should ask for advice from your health care provider.Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring — Monitoring for unregulated contaminants helps the USEPA and the State Water Board to determine where certain contaminants occur and whether the contaminants need to be regulated.

  • Gravity-Base Structure Issues and Considerations: Blue Group, LondonDEROGATION OF GRAVITY-BASE STRUCTURE WITH LEGS PROTRUDING ABOVE SEA LEVELWhat issues or concerns are raised for you (for this option)?• Hazard to shipping.• Long-term integrity.• Visual aspects – footprint above water.• Potential for re-use in future.• Contaminant legacy.• Visual to shipping.

  • Sediment Contaminant Concentrations Relative to NOAA Guidelines TOX6.


More Definitions of Contaminant

Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos in any form or condition, polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”), radioactive substance, or any constituent of any such substance or waste.
Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls ("PCBS"), or any constituent of any such substance or waste, and includes but is not limited to these terms as defined in Environmental, Health or Safety Requirements of Law.
Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, or any constituent of any such substance or waste.
Contaminant means any pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, PCBs, lead, pesticides or radioactive materials or any constituent of any such substance or waste, including any such substance identified or regulated under any Environmental Law. “Environmental Laws” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901, et seq., the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, et seq., the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601, et seq., the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 651, et seq., and all other federal, state and local laws, ordinances, regulations, rules, orders, decisions, permits, and the like, which are directed at the protection of human health or the Environment. “Lien” means, with respect to any asset, any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, encumbrance, charge or security interest in or on such asset. “Environment” means any surface water, drinking water, ground water, land surface, subsurface strata, river sediment, buildings, structures, and ambient, workplace and indoor air. “Release” means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, emanating or disposing of any Contaminant into the Environment, including, without limitation, the abandonment or discard of barrels, containers, tanks or other receptacles containing or previously containing any Contaminant or any release, emission or discharge as those terms are defined or used in any Environmental Law.
Contaminant means a substance present in drinking water that may adversely affect the health of the consumer or the aesthetic qualities of the water.
Contaminant means a computer virus, worm, lock, mole, time bomb, Trojan horse, rootkit, spyware, keystroke logger, or any other malicious code or instruction which may modify, delete, damage, disable, or disrupt the operation of any software or hardware on any Account Access Device.
Contaminant means any pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste or other substance regulated or forming the basis of liability under any Environmental Law.