Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 706.03 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

(2)"Fertilizer" has the meaning specified in s. 94.64(1) (e), Stats., except that it does not include nitrates or other forms of nitrogen found in the environment that cannot be attributed to a discharge.

Note: Section 94.64(1) (e), Stats., defines "fertilizer" to mean "any substance, containing one or more plant nutrients, which is used for its plant nutrient content and which is designed for use or claimed to have value in promoting plant growth, except unmanipulated animal or vegetable manures, marl, liming material, sewage sludge other than finished sewage sludge products, and wood ashes. `Fertilizer' includes fertilizer materials, mixed fertilizers, custom mixed fertilizers, nonagricultural fertilizers and all other fertilizers or mixtures of fertilizers, regardless of type or form."

(4)"Impervious" means incapable of being penetrated by a discharged substance.

Note: Asphalt and concrete, if intact and undamaged, are considered impervious surfaces. However, if hazardous substances are capable of penetrating asphalt or concrete due to cracks or holes, or repeated discharges, the surface would not be considered impervious.

(5)"Nonhousehold pesticide" has the meaning specified in s. 94.681(1) (c), Stats., except that it does not include pentachlorophenol, inorganic arsenical wood preservatives and coal tar creosote.

Note: Section 94.681(1) (c), Stats., defines "nonhousehold pesticide" as "a pesticide that is not a household pesticide or an industrial pesticide." "Household pesticide" is defined in s. 94.681(1) (a), Stats.

(6)"Pesticide" has the meaning specified in s. 94.67(25), Stats.

Note: Section 94.67(25), Stats., defines "pesticide" to mean "any substance or mixture of substances labeled or designed or intended for use in preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest, or as a plant regulator, defoliant or desiccant."

(7)"Petroleum product" means any refined petroleum based substance or blend intended for use as motor fuel, turbine fuel, heating fuel, a lubricant, a coolant, or for machine cutting.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 706.03
Cr. Register, February, 1997, No. 494, eff. 3-1-97; correction in (5) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, March, 2001, No. 543; CR 12-023: r. (1), (3), am. (7) Register October 2013 No. 694, eff. 11-1-13.

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