Cleanup

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Term Cleanup
Description Actions taken to deal with a release or threat of release of a hazardous substance that could affect humans and/or the environment.
Definition Cleanup

Actions taken to deal with a release or threat of release of a hazardous substance that could affect humans and/or the environment. The term "cleanup" is sometimes used interchangeably with the terms remedial action, removal action, response action, or corrective action. Cleanup is the term used for actions taken to deal with a release or threat of release of a hazardous substance that could affect humans and or the environment. The term sometimes is used interchangeably with the terms remedial action, removal action, response action, or corrective action.

References http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#C

http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm#c

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