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Chapter 260

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  260.230.  Department may order repairs, alterations, construction or reconstruction, when — injunctive relief, when. — 1.  If the department finds that the storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal of solid wastes subject to the provisions of sections 260.200 to 260.245 is in violation of any rule or regulation adopted by the department pursuant to sections 260.200 to 260.245 or might reasonably be expected to cause pollution of the land, air, or waters of the state or is creating a public nuisance or health hazard, the department may order the person to alter its storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal systems to correct such violation causing the health hazard, pollution, or public nuisance.  Such order shall specify the length of time, after issuance of the order, within which the facility or area shall be repaired, altered, constructed or reconstructed.  In addition, the director may revoke, or suspend, the permit for a solid waste disposal area or solid waste processing facility.

  2.  Whenever it appears to the department that any person has engaged in, or is about to engage in, any acts or practices that have or will constitute violation of this law, or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder, the director may request, and it shall be the duty of the county prosecuting attorney, or the attorney general, to bring an action in the circuit court to enjoin the acts or practices and to enforce compliance with this law or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder.  In any such action, the court may grant to the department such prohibitory or mandatory injunctive relief as the facts may warrant.


(L. 1972 S.B. 387 § 7, A.L. 1975 S.B. 98, A.L. 1986 S.B. 475, A.L. 1991 S.B. 45)

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