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Those costs of an emergency response incurred by the CUPA, including costs of any hazardous materials specialist, public officer and related personnel, necessary to protect the public from a threat to health and safety by actions to confine, prevent, or mitigate the release, escape, burning, or threatened release of a hazardous material, are a charge against any person whose intentional or negligent action causes the incident, if one or more of the following occurs:
.010 A response is necessary to mitigate an emergency on any business property or transportation incident site to prevent loss of life or injury.
.020 The incident results in the spread of hazardous materials or fire posing a real and imminent threat to health and safety of any person on or near the business property or any transportation incident site.
.030 Evacuation beyond the business property or transportation incident site where the incident originates is necessary to prevent loss of life or injury due to a release or threatened release.
.040 The incident results in the spread of hazardous materials or fire posing a real and imminent threat to public health and safety beyond the property lines of a business or the immediate surroundings of a transportation incident site.
.050 The incident results in any threat to the environment. (Ord. 5785 § 1 (part); October 2, 2001: Ord. 6150 § 1 (part); July 21, 2009.)