For purposes of this Agreement, the term Environmental Laws shall mean and include, without limitation, any and all federal, state or local environmental statute, regulation, common law, ordinance or other requirements presently or hereafter in effect, as such statute, regulation or ordinance may be amended from time to time, relating to pollution or protection of the environment and human health and safety, including but not limited to and shall include, but is not limited to: (a) the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. Section 9601 et seq., (b) the Hazardous Substances Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C. Section 1801 et seq.; (c) the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. Section 1251 et seq.; (d) the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 6901 et seq.; (e) the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 2601 et seq.; (f) the Federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 7401 et seq., (g) the Federal Clean Water Act of 1977 (33 U.S.C. Section 1251 et seq.), (h) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, Federal Pesticide Act of 1978, 7 U.S.C. Section 136 et seq., (i) the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 300(f) et seq., (j) any other federal law addressing human health and safety or the environment, (k) any law of the State of California addressing similar matters or the use, discharge, release, disposal, emission, response, investigation, removal, remediation and/or cleanup of substances or wastes; and (l) any regulations, policies, or guidance promulgated under or pursuant to (a) through (k).
For purposes of this Agreement, the term Hazardous Substances shall mean and include, without limitation, (i) any and all substances (whether solid, liquid or gas) defined, listed, or otherwise classified as pollutants, hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, hazardous materials, extremely hazardous wastes, or words of similar meaning or regulatory effect under any present or future Environmental Laws or that may have a negative impact on human health or the environment, including, but not limited to, perfluorooctanic acids, perfluorosulfonic acids, petroleum and petroleum products, asbestos and asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, lead, radon, mold, radioactive materials, metals, volatile organic compounds and (ii) mold, mycotoxins, microbial matter, and/or airborne pathogens (naturally occurring or otherwise) which pose an imminent threat to human health or the environment or adversely affect the Property.
Buyer acknowledges that, to the extent required to be operative, the disclaimers of warranties contained in this Section 7.6 are conspicuous disclaimers for purposes of any applicable law, rule, regulation or order.
7.7 Survival. Sections 7.1 through this Section 7.7 shall survive the termination of this Agreement and/or the Closing Date and shall not be deemed to have merged into any of the documents executed or delivered at the Close of Escrow.
7.8 RELEASE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BUYER RELEASES, DISCHARGES AND RELINQUISHES SELLER, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATED CORPORATIONS AND BUSINESSES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES (INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY RELEASEES) FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, RIGHTS OF RECOURSE, LIABILITIES, CAUSES OF ACTION, DAMAGES, LOSSES, SUITS, PENALTIES, FINES, COSTS, FEES, REMEDIATION AND RESPONSE COSTS,