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Indiana Code Title 13. Environment § 13-11-2-99

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Sec. 99. (a) “Hazardous waste”, for purposes of section 96(a) of this chapter, IC 13-19, and environmental management laws, means a solid waste or combination of solid wastes that, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics, may:

(1) cause or significantly contribute to an increase in:

(A) mortality;

(B) serious irreversible illness;  or

(C) incapacitating reversible illness;  or

(2) pose a substantial present or potential hazard to:

(A) human health;  or

(B) the environment;

when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.

(b) “Hazardous waste”, for purposes of IC 13-22-10, includes a waste determined to be a hazardous waste under IC 13-22-2-3(b).

(c) “Hazardous waste”, for purposes of IC 13-22-11, has the meaning set forth in the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6903(5)), as in effect January 1, 1989.

(d) “Hazardous waste”, for purposes of IC 13-22-12-3.5, includes any waste that:

(1) meets the definition set forth in subsection (a);

(2) is determined to be hazardous under the criteria developed under IC 13-22-2-3(a);  or

(3) is included on the list compiled and maintained by the board under IC 13-22-2-3(b).

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