United States Department of Transportation Optional Hazardous Material Table, 49 C.F.R. Section 172.101, as heretofore amended, or in the EPAs List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities, 40 C.F.R. Part 302, as heretofore amended); Environment shall mean any surface water, drinking water, ground water, land surface, subsurface strata, river sediment, buildings, structures, and ambient, workplace and indoor air; Environmental Law shall mean the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (42 U.S.C. Section 9601 et seq.) (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended (42 U.S.C. Section 6901, et seq.), the Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. Section 7401, et seq.), the Clean Water Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. Section 1251, et seq.), the Toxic Substances Control Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. Section 2601, et seq.), the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended (29 U.S.C. Section 651, et seq.), the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, as amended (49 U.S.C. Section 1801, et seq.), and all other applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, regulations, rules, orders, decisions and permits relating to the protection of the environment or of human health from environmental effects; Lien shall mean, with respect to any securities, assets or other property owned or leased by the Company or any of its subsidiaries, any mortgage, deed of trust, pledge, security interest, lien, encumbrance, penalty, fine, charge, assessment, judgment or other liability in, on or affecting such securities, assets or other property; and Release shall mean any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, emanating or disposing of any Hazardous Substance into the Environment, including, without limitation, the abandonment or discard of barrels, containers, tanks (including, without limitation, underground storage tanks) or other receptacles containing or previously containing any Hazardous Substance or any release, emission, discharge or similar term, as those terms are defined or used in any Environmental Law.
Except as disclosed or incorporated by reference in each of the Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, there are no costs or liabilities associated with Environmental Laws (including, without limitation, any capital or operating expenditures required for clean-up, closure of properties or compliance with Environmental Laws or any permit, license or approval, any related constraints on operating activities and any potential liabilities to third parties) which would have a Material Adverse Effect.
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(pp) ERISA Compliance. None of the following events has occurred or exists: (i) a failure to fulfill the obligations, if any, under the minimum funding standards of Section 302 of the United States Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), and the regulations and published interpretations thereunder with respect to a Plan, determined without regard to any waiver of such obligations or extension of any amortization period; (ii) an audit or investigation by the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or any other federal or state governmental agency or any foreign regulatory agency with respect to the employment or compensation of employees by the Company or any of its affiliates that could have a Material Adverse Effect; (iii) any breach of any contractual obligation, or any violation of law or applicable qualification standards, with respect to the employment or compensation of employees by the Company or any of its affiliates that could have a Material Adverse Effect. None of the following events has occurred or, to the knowledge of the Company and the Operating Partnership, is reasonably likely to occur: (i) a