Polluted site


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens commun
Site where the soil or subsoil or groundwater has been polluted by former waste deposits or by the infiltration of pollutants; this pollution being likely to cause a nuisance or a permanent risk to people or the environment. This kind of pollution is often caused by old basic waste disposal practices, but also by leaks or incidental or accidental spraying of chemicals.
Source
According to the Ministry for the Environment and AFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.