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The County Attorney shall have the authority to charge an owner, manager, overseer or operator who violates any provision of this article. The penalties for violation so charged shall be as follows.
(a) A fine of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for a violation consisting of the failure to provide immediate notification to the local 911 Center or emergency services authorities, as required by section 7-24(a) hereof. In addition, a one hundred dollar ($100.00) fine shall be assessed for each hour thereafter, from the time a release or threatened of release was discovered until the Danville-Boyle County 911 Center actually received notification thereof.
(b) A fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each failure to cooperate with local authorities in performing their duties, or to provide necessary information concerning when the threat was discovered, what action was taken prior to notification and arrival of local emergency services, other dangers that may be involved, free and unrestricted access to the area of threat, or free and immediate access to interview any and all employees who witnessed the particular incident or otherwise obtained information in regard thereto; or for otherwise hindering investigation by local authorities.
(c) A fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for failure to provide a work plan, or to follow the conditions listed in the said workplan and the requirements as noted under the work plan clause of this article.
(d) A fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) and not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for each violation of any other provision of this article.
(Ord. No. 1664, 8-23-04)