Title 12, Chapter 8, Section 140
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Director" means the director of the Environmental Protection
Division of the Department of Natural Resources.
(2) "Discharge" means leakage, seepage, or other release of
hazardous materials on land or into a river, stream, lake, or
other body of water or into the air.
(3) "Hazardous materials" means any material which because of its
quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious
(A) Cause or significantly contribute to an increase in
mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or
incapacitating reversible illness; or
(B) Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human
health or to the environment when improperly treated, stored,
transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
(4) "Person" means an individual, partnership, association,
corporation, firm, or other entity.