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§ 4-408. Compensatory fee for oil spillage

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 4. Water Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Water Pollution Control and Abatement
MD Code, Environment, § 4-408
§ 4-408. Compensatory fee for oil spillage
The Department of the Environment shall charge and collect a compensatory fee from the person responsible for any oil spillage. This fee shall cover the costs incurred by any person who responds to an oil spillage with the authorization of the Department and shall cover the cost of labor, equipment operation, and material necessary to eliminate the residue of oil spillage, and the cost of restoring the area damaged by the spillage to its original condition. Any compensatory fees collected by the Department for costs incurred by a person authorized to respond to an oil spillage shall be reimbursed to that person by the Department.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1. Amended by Acts 1980, c. 27; Acts 1980, c. 815; Acts 1987, c. 306, § 3; Acts 1990, c. 66.
Formerly Art. 96A, § 29B.
MD Code, Environment, § 4-408, MD ENVIR § 4-408
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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