Maine Revised Statutes

§1316-B. Abatement; cleanup; mitigation

If a responsible party does not comply immediately with all conditions of an administrative order issued pursuant to section 1316-A or an administrative consent agreement issued pursuant to section 347-A, subsection 4 or any court order, the commissioner may act to abate, clean up or mitigate the threat or hazard posed by an uncontrolled tire stockpile. The commissioner may: [1995, c. 579, §3 (AMD).]

1. Assistance.  Employ private consultants and other persons to evaluate, design or conduct tire removal or site remediation activities;
[ 1991, c. 517, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Process and remove.  Cause the processing or removal of all stockpiled tires;
[ 1995, c. 579, §4 (AMD) .]
3. Secure.  Have barriers constructed and sufficient security measures implemented to prohibit the access of unauthorized persons to the site, including the responsible party;
[ 1991, c. 517, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Equipment.  Have fire-fighting or pollution abatement equipment purchased and stored either at or away from the tire stockpile;
[ 1991, c. 517, Pt. A, §2 (NEW) .]
5. Alter.  Have the physical characteristics of the stockpile site altered, including the construction of fire lanes, fire or pollution barriers or other necessary site remediation activity;
[ 1995, c. 314, §3 (AMD) .]
6. Close.  Permanently close the stockpile and prohibit the use of the site for the storage or disposal of used motor vehicle tires; or
[ 1995, c. 314, §3 (AMD) .]
7. Consultation.  Consult with the Office of the State Fire Marshal regarding on-site fire abatement and control measures.
[ 1995, c. 314, §4 (NEW) .]
1991, c. 517, §A2 (NEW). 1995, c. 314, §§3,4 (AMD). 1995, c. 579, §§3,4 (AMD).