For purposes of this Agreement, Environment means ambient air, indoor air, surface water, groundwater, drinking water, land surface and subsurface strata and natural resources such as wetlands, flora and fauna. Environmental Laws means the common law and all applicable federal, provincial, state and local laws or regulations, codes, orders, decrees, judgments or injunctions issued, promulgated, approved or entered thereunder, relating to pollution or protection of public or employee health and safety or the Environment in the United States or Canada, including, without limitation, laws relating to (i) Releases or threatened Releases of Hazardous Materials into the Environment, (ii) the manufacture, processing, distribution, use, generation, treatment, storage, transport of handling of Hazardous Materials, (iii) underground and above ground storage tanks and related piping, and emissions, Releases or threatened Releases therefrom. Hazardous Materials means all substances, wastes, pollutants or contaminants, materials, constituents, chemicals or compounds in any form, regulated or which can give rise to liability under any Environmental Law, including but not limited to, medical or pharmaceutical waste, petroleum or petroleum by-products, asbestos or asbestos containing materials. Release shall mean any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharge, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, disposing, depositing or migration into the Environment, or into, from or through any building or structure.
(z) None of the Company, any of the Companys subsidiaries or, to the knowledge of the Company, any director, officer, agent, employee or controlled affiliate of the Company or any of its subsidiaries, is an individual or entity (Person) that is currently the subject or the target of any sanctions administered or imposed by the U.S. Government (including, without limitation, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Treasury Department (OFAC), the U.S. Department of Commerce, or the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, or Her Majestys Treasury or any similar sanctions imposed by any governmental body to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries is subject (collectively, Sanctions)) nor is owned or controlled by a Person that is currently the subject or target of any Sanctions, nor is located, organized or resident in a country or territory that is the subject of comprehensive Sanctions (a Sanctioned Country) (which as of the date hereof includes Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea region of Ukraine); nor is designated as a specially designated national or a blocked person by the U.S. Government. None of the Company or any of its subsidiaries have knowingly engaged in during the past five years, are not now knowingly engaged in, and will not engage in, any dealings or transactions with any person that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was the subject or the target of Sanctions or