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hazardous

(Dangerous), adjective adverse, chancy, dangerous, fraught with danger, full of danger, insalubrious, insecure, noxious, ominous, perilous, precarious, risky, shaky, threatening, toxic, unprotected, unreliable, unsafe, unsound, unsteady
Associated concepts: hazardous materials, hazardous subbtances, hazardous waste

hazardous

(Imprudent), adjective aleatory, chancy, full of risk, menacing, riskful, speculative, threatening, venturous
Associated concepts: aleatory contract
See also: aleatory, dangerous, imprudent, insalubrious, insecure, noxious, precarious, speculative
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In 2007, the amount of hazardous waste that was collected and treated in Europe totalled nearly 67.
And a purchaser's or seller's lack of knowledge about the presence of hazardous substances on the property rarely serves as a defense.
But it's the hazardous materials that draw the most concern to employees working at collection sites, because people don't always know what they're dropping off.
Over the past 16 years, the WETP supported its core program, the Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program, by providing over a million workers in all regions of the country with health and safety training.
The EPA's position is that, if at any point in the processing of these materials hazardous waste is generated, then the processor is responsible for the safe disposition of these elements.
thermal reclamation of those "hazardous waste" sands would require the units to be permitted as hazardous waste incinerators.
A growing number of people are now betting that the process of converting toxic materials into glass, called vitrification, can offer new options for disposing of asbestos and other hazardous wastes, even nuclear wastes.
Lenders that caused or exacerbated the release of hazardous substances would continue to be liable for costs resulting from their actions.
On the evening before the explosion in Virginia, a standing-room-only crowd of concerned citizens packed an American Legion Hall in Harleyville, South Carolina to hear about proposed changes to a hazardous waste permit at a Giant facility in their community.
The most notable features of the hazardous waste disposal industry lie in licensed operation as well as regional distribution.
The state now has 75 officers working full time on hazardous materials enforcement and 350 on general safety enforcement.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 In 2013, the total output of hazardous waste in China was 34.