American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A substance, such as nuclear waste or an industrial byproduct, that is potentially damaging to the environment and harmful to humans and other living organisms.
“The Commercial Diver training includes instruction in safety and first aid, rigging, decompression, emergency procedures, mixed-gas physics and medicine, bell/saturation systems, welding, and hazardous waste operations.”
“The Ultimate Diver training includes commercial air diving, mixed-gas/bell diving, underwater welding and cutting, hazardous waste operations, emergency response, and remote operated vehicles.”
“Autoantibodies and levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in persons living near a hazardous waste treatment facility.”
“Griffith et al., “Cancer mortality in U.S. counties with hazardous waste sites and ground water pollution,” Archives of Environmental Health, vol. 44, no.”
“In the United States our laws distinguish between hazardous and nonhaz-ardous waste, which is more of a legal differentiation than a reality.82 Landfills for hazardous waste are more strictly regulated and engineered than those limited to municipal solid waste.”
“There, researchers from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Department of Health and Human Services are looking into what may be one of the highest rates of MS in the world—related, residents believe, to chemical pesticides and toxins from manufacturing and hazardous waste sites.”
“PCBs were found in both soil and groundwater in a high-enough concentration to qualify by state definition as a hazardous waste site.”
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