Health & Safety Code Section 370.002
(1)“Administrator” means the administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
(2)“Commission” means the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
(3)“Environment” means water, air, and land and the interrelationship that exists among and between water, air, and land and all living things.
(4)“Executive director” means the executive director of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
(5)“Facility” means all buildings, equipment, structures, and other stationary items that are located on a single site or on contiguous or adjacent sites and are owned or operated by the same person or by any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with that person.
(6)“Manufacture” means to produce, prepare, import, or compound a toxic chemical.
(7)“Person” means an individual, trust, firm, joint-stock company, corporation, including a government corporation, partnership, association, state, commission, municipality or other political subdivision of a state, or interstate body.
(8)“Process” means to prepare a toxic chemical, after its manufacture, for distribution in commerce:
(A)in the same form or physical state as, or in a different form or physical state from, the form in which the chemical was received by the person preparing the chemical; or
(B)as part of an article containing the toxic chemical.
(9)“Release” means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or otherwise disposing into the environment any toxic chemical. The term includes the abandonment or discarding of barrels, containers, and other closed receptacles of any toxic chemical.
(10)“Threshold amount” means the amount established by the administrator under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. Section 11001 et seq.).
(11)“Toxic chemical” means a chemical designated as a toxic chemical by the administrator under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. Section 11001 et seq.).
(12)“Toxic chemical release form” means the form published by the administrator under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. Section 11001 et seq.).
Section 370.002 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.370.htm#370.002 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).