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Word: hazardous

Definition: dangerous


Sentences Containing 'hazardous'

A range of activities on board cruise ships generate hazardous wastes and toxic substances that would ordinarily be presumed to be subject to RCRA.
According to an estimate of Kolkata Municipal Corporation, around 600 buildings in Burrabazar are risky and hazardous and another 500 partly risky.
Also the work was hazardous; he was down West Moor Pit when there was underground explosion.
As a result, the EMAS Regulation is clear on the fact that hazardous waste has to be reported under a specific indicator.
Bankruptcies are most frequent in the most hazardous trades.
Because so much of electronic waste has very hazardous material, especially dangerous metals, this creates a hazardous work environment for the people who work on stripping the electronics for spare parts.
Because the precursors are generally significantly less hazardous than the agents themselves, this technique makes handling and transporting the munitions a great deal simpler.
But direct instrumentation, such as placing seismic monitors around a volcano, will help give an early warning and give people more time to plan for hazardous events."
Carbon/mercury sequestration; safe storage/disposal of coal ash and hazardous nuclear waste.
Convoys learned to avoid approaches with overhangs and to send infantrymen forward in hazardous areas to detect the RPG teams.
D-Limonene is biodegradable, but due to its low flash point, it must be treated as hazardous waste for disposal.
Fenceline communities in the United States that are next to plants that emit hazardous waste are disproportionately inhabited by people of color and the working poor.
For example, mercury, beryllium, and chromium are just some of the other metals that are in our landfills that are extremely hazardous to the environment, as well as to human health.
For this hazardous success, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO).
Foraging expeditions are hazardous and therefore handled by older, and thus more expendable, members of the caste.
Hazardous waste generated onboard cruise ships are stored onboard until the wastes can be offloaded for recycling or disposal in accordance with RCRA.29.
Higher concentration of carbon monoxide makes the gas hazardous.
His long reign of forty-seven years is chiefly marked by ambitious and corrupt dealings with the Tartar chiefs, and by his hazardous invocation of the Mongols, which so soon brought his own dynasty to an end.
If the vacuum is provided by a water flow device, an overflow of the solvent could result in the spilling of a hazardous solvent into the wastewater stream, a potential violation of the law, depending on the solvent.
In addition to RCRA, hazardous waste discharges from cruise ships are subject to Section 311 of the Clean Water Act, which prohibits the discharge of hazardous substances in harmful quantities into or upon the navigable waters of the United States, adjoining shorelines, or into or upon the waters of the contiguous zone.
In facilities that handle flammable gases or liquids, special rules may govern the installation and wiring of electrical equipment in hazardous areas.
LCAAP is housed on with 458 buildings, 40 igloos and storage capacity of . "Information Provided by the Joint Munitions Command" Hazardous waste contamination.
Lead is not the only hazardous metal in U.S. landfills.
Legend has it that Shackleton posted an advertisement in a London paper, stating: ""Men wanted for hazardous journey.
Many Americans worked in hazardous jobs with few, if any, work safety laws in place to protect them.
Merchants engaged in the hazardous projects of trade, all tremble at the thoughts of being obliged, at all times, to expose the real state of their circumstances.
One such is where an activity is being undertaken which is especially hazardous, and involves obvious risks of damage.
Operations The Operations section of the department is responsible for response to fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials and citizen assist calls.
Ordered to withdraw from this hazardous position, Sgt.
She began unloading her cargo, an operation made doubly hazardous by large quantities of floating ice.
Since then hikers have either had to scramble down the loose and hazardous slopes or climb higher (onto the Eliot Glacier).
Steamboat operation was hazardous during this time.
The EMAS environmental core indicators on waste are: Hazardous wastes cause harmful environmental effects.
The latest book is "Hazardous Duty' in the Presidential Agent series, with a release date of December 31, 2013.
The most hazardous of all trades, that of a smuggler, though, when the adventure succeeds, it is likewise the most profitable, is the infallible road to bankruptcy.
The owner or operator of a cruise ship may be a generator and/or a transporter of hazardous waste, and thus subject to RCRA rules.
The plant generated large quantities of potentially hazardous wastes and hazardous substances, including solvents, oils, greases, explosives, radionuclides, perchlorates, and heavy metals.
The presumptuous hope of success seems to act here as upon all other occasions, and to entice so many adventurers into those hazardous trades, that their competition reduces the profit below what is sufficient to compensate the risk.
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act is the primary federal law that governs hazardous waste management.
The short water crossing at the mouth of the Fleet could be extremely hazardous due to strong currents in the Smallmouth Passage.
The tow rope can get tangled around the skier or equipment, creating a hazardous condition.
There have been hybrids which have used chlorine or fluorine compounds as oxidizers and hazardous materials such as beryllium compounds mixed into the solid fuel grain.
These groups of people are vulnerable communities who "fear that it may jeopardize jobs and economic survival" to organize to reduce their exposure to hazardous waste."
This completely elimininates or drastically reduces the need for liquid coolant, which is messy, expensive, and environmentally hazardous.
This creates a very hazardous living environment for people who live near these dumps.
This is because the lead, like most hazardous materials that are in landfills, can be absorbed into the soil and ground water.
This method produces significant VOC (volatile organic compound) and HAP (hazardous air pollutant) emissions.
This part of the route can be particularly hazardous as there are often tanks crossing and the road is susceptible to subsidence.
This section of the English coast was hazardous, due to shallow waters, sharp rocks, and often-dense fog, so it was normally avoided by ships.
``That seems to me as hazardous as uncertain, and convinces me that my scheme is far better than yours.''

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