42 U.S. Code § 9671 - Definitions
The term “insurance” means primary insurance, excess insurance, reinsurance, surplus lines insurance, and any other arrangement for shifting and distributing risk which is determined to be insurance under applicable State or Federal law.
The term “pollution liability” means liability for injuries arising from the release of hazardous substances or pollutants or contaminants.
The term “purchasing group” means any group of persons which has as one of its purposes the purchase of pollution liability insurance on a group basis.
The term “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and any other territory or possession over which the United States has jurisdiction.