Maine Revised Statutes

§1318. Mitigation of penalties

1. Reporting.  The immediate reporting of a discharge or threatened discharge by the responsible party or by the person causing the discharge may be considered in mitigation of any criminal or civil penalties assessed under this subchapter.
[ 1979, c. 730, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Removal.  If the responsible party or person causing the discharge immediately reports and removes the discharge in accordance with this subchapter, a plan submitted under section 1318-C and the rules and orders of the board or commissioner, the party or person is not subject to criminal or civil penalties under this subchapter.
[ 1991, c. 208, §1 (AMD) .]
1979, c. 730, §2 (NEW). 1989, c. 890, §§A40,B253 (AMD). 1991, c. 208, §1 (AMD).