Definition of Contaminant


Contaminant means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water.


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 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.

Examples of Contaminant in a sentence

The Safe Drinking Water Standards or Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) were used to define the three susceptibility ratings (H, M, and L).
MCLs (Maximum Contaminant Levels) and MCLGs (Maximum Contaminant Level Goals) have not been established for all unregulated contaminants.
ARM 17.8, Subchapter 7 – Permit, Construction, and Operation of Air Contaminant Sources, including, but not limited to: 1.
Conceptual Contaminant Categories Pathogens Disease-causing organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, and viruses.
Step 2: Potential Contaminant Source Inventory The second step of the SWAP is to identify the potential contaminant sources within the source water assessment area.



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”), or any constituent of any such substance or waste.


Contaminant means any material with respect to which any Environmental Law imposes a duty, obligation or standard of conduct, including without limitation any pollutant, contaminant (as those terms are defined in 42 U.S.C. § 9601(33)), toxic pollutant (as that term is defined in 33 U.S.C. § 1362(13)), hazardous substance (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. §9601(14)), hazardous chemical (as that term is defined by 29 CFR § 1910.1200(c)), hazardous waste (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. § 6903(5)), or any state, local or other equivalent of such laws and regulations, including, without limitation, radioactive material, special waste, polychlorinated biphenyls, asbestos, petroleum, including crude oil or any petroleum-derived substance, (or any fraction thereof), waste, or breakdown or decomposition product thereof, mold, bacteria or any constituent of any such substance or waste, including but not limited to polychlorinated biphenyls and asbestos.

Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous or toxic substance or waste, petroleum, petroleum-based substance or waste, special waste, or any constituent of any such substance or waste.

Contaminant means any pollutant (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 9601(33)) or toxic pollutant (as that term is defined in 33 U.S.C. 1362(13)), hazardous substance (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 9601(14)), hazardous chemical (as that term is defined by 29 CFR Section 1910.1200(c)), toxic substance, hazardous waste (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 6903(5)), radioactive material, special waste, petroleum (including crude oil or any petroleum-derived substance, waste, or breakdown or decomposition product thereof), any constituent of any such substance or waste, including, but not limited to, polychlorinated biphenyls and asbestos, or any other substance or waste deleterious to the environment the release, disposal or remediation of which is now or at any time becomes subject to regulation under any Environmental Law, along with all “Hazardous Materials” as such term is defined in the Environmental Indemnity Agreement executed by Borrower concurrently herewith.

Contaminant means any man-made or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical or biological integrity of soils, sediments, air and surface water or groundwater including, but not limited to, such alterations caused by any hazardous substance (as defined in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 USC § 9601(14)), hazardous waste (as defined in9VAC20-60), solid waste (as defined in 9VAC20-80-10) 9VAC20-81), petroleum (as defined in Articles 9 (§ 62.1-44.34:8 et seq.) and 11 (§ 62.1-44.34:14 et seq.)) of the Virginia State Water Control Law, or natural gas.

Contaminant means any objectionable or hazardous physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water.

Contaminant means any contaminant, as defined by the EPA.