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Habitat area - A property that has been designated as a special conservation area due to its habitat.
Hazardous condition - Any condition where governmental authorities have deeded that the property is unsafe to occupy.
Hazardous materials - Any gases, solids or liquids located or used on the property that may be considered dangerous.
Hazardous substance - A material that is determined by qualified engineers to be poisonous, reactive, flammable, corrosive, toxic, or that has been designed as such by a governmental or regulatory agency.
Heavy metal - Uranium, plutonium, or thorium placed in a nuclear reactor.
HEPA - High-efficiency particulate aire.g., HEPA filter or HEPA vacuumthat filters asbestos fibers.
Historic site - A property that has been designated as a historic site by a governmental entity.
HMIRS: Hazardous Materials Information Retrieval System. Database of hazardous spills during shipping.
Homicide - A murder that occurred on a property.
Hurricane - A violent storm that is capable of destroying real estate improvements.
Hydric soils - Soils that are saturated with water at or near the surface and are oxygen-deficient long enough to disrupt the growing season.
Hydrophytic plants - Plants that grow in or near water, in wet habitats, or in hydric soils.
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