10 U.S. Code § 2700 - Definitions

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In this chapter:
(1) The term “CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.).
(2) The terms “environment”, “facility”, “hazardous substance”, “person”, “pollutant or contaminant”, “release”, “removal”, “response”, “disposal”, and “hazardous waste” have the meanings given those terms in section 101 of CERCLA (42 U.S.C. 9601).
(3) The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 99–499, title II, § 211(a)(1)(B),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1725, § 2707; renumbered § 2700 and amended Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title III, § 313(a)(1), (c)(1),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2507; Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title X, § 1075(b)(46)(A),Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4371.)
References in Text

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, referred to in par. (1), is Pub. L. 96–510, Dec. 11, 1980, 94 Stat. 2767, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 103 (§ 9601 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 9601 of Title 42 and Tables.
Amendments

2011—Par. (2). Pub. L. 111–383inserted “ ‘pollutant or contaminant’,” after “ ‘person’,”.
2002—Pub. L. 107–314, § 313(c)(1), added par. (1) and redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as (2) and (3), respectively.
Pub. L. 107–314, § 313(a)(1), renumbered section 2707 of this title as this section.

 

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