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      RS 30:2223     


§2223.  Definitions

As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section, unless the context or use clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  "Hazardous wastes" or "wastes" means those elements or compounds defined or identified as hazardous wastes pursuant to the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law, La.  R.S. 30:2171 et seq., and regulations thereunder.

(2)  "Waste site" means a landfill, pit, pond, lagoon, or other pollution source that contains hazardous wastes, including such surrounding property necessary to contain and impound the site and to secure or quarantine the area from access by the general public.

(3)  "Office" means the office or offices within the Department of Environmental Quality to which the secretary has assigned the duties, responsibilities, and authority provided for by this Chapter.

(4)  "Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Fund" means the fund established by Act 194 of 1980 as provided for in R.S. 30:2205.

Acts 1983, No. 547, §2, eff. July 14, 1983; Acts 1989, No. 232, §1, eff. June 26, 1989; Acts 1999, No. 303, §1, eff. June 14, 1999.

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