Recovery of remedial action oversight costs.

Authors: Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Douglas Eckerty

Co-authors: Senator Mark Stoops, Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Greg Beumer

Co-Sponsors: Representative David Wolkins, Representative Sue Errington

Digest

Amends the definitions of the terms "remedial action", "removal", and "response" to provide that those definitions apply to the law concerning releases of petroleum. Provides that an agreement that the commissioner of the department of environmental management enters into with a potentially responsible person concerning removal and remedial action at a contaminated site may allow the commissioner to obtain reimbursement of oversight costs incurred by the department in reviewing the removal and remedial action undertaken by the potentially responsible person.