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  • adj. Not hazardous; safe.


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  • With such weak regulation and political accountability, rubbish can be sent to Guangdong in the name of nonhazardous recycling, but the end result is often toxic rubbish dumps that damage the health of local people.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • TexCom wants to bury liquid commercial waste that is classified as nonhazardous, but could include trace amounts of toxic chemicals, including cancer-causing benzene. Chronicle

  • The long days and late nights of spraying "nonhazardous" chemicals at restaurants and businesses helped instill in me a strong work ethic and an appreciation for the employment opportunities which I currently find myself exploring.


  • Firefighters, feds investigate 'nonhazardous' powder found at Evansville federal building Stories

  • The remainder, some 12 billion tons a year, is mostly nonhazardous industrial waste, plus mining, agricultural, and hazardous waste.

    An Interview with Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Land

  • The EPA estimates the cost of the hazardous-waste and nonhazardous-waste approaches at $20 billion and $8 billion, respectively.

    EPA Proposes Competing Approaches to Regulate Coal-Ash Waste

  • A utility-industry group in a statement said regulation of coal ash as a nonhazardous waste alongside new federal standards for ash pond safety would be the only "prudent" course for the EPA.

    EPA Proposes Competing Approaches to Regulate Coal-Ash Waste

  • Back in 1998, it challenged the state's decision to issue a permit for a nonhazardous oilfield waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility near Gibson (the clinic won) and also challenged the Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry's grant of a tax exemption to a company for a hazardous waste incinerator facility in East Baton Rouge Parish (the clinic won this one, too).

    Louisiana Considers Bill to Restrict Lawsuits

  • Mr. VIC CULPEPPER (Technical director, River Birch Landfill): If it's water contaminated with hydrocarbons, we would send it to our Class I nonhazardous injection well.

    What Will Happen To The Oil From The Gulf?

  • Republic Services, based in Phoenix, collects, transfers, and disposes of nonhazardous, solid waste in the United States.

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