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Subject only to the defenses set forth in § 90.19 below, and notwithstanding any other provision or rule of law, the following person(s) shall be jointly and severally liable for all costs of removal and remedial action incurred by the village as a result of a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance:
(A) The owner and operator of a facility or vessel from which there is a release or substantial threat of release of a hazardous substance;
(B) Any person who, at the time of the disposal, transport, storage or treatment of a hazardous substance, owned or operated a facility or vessel used for the disposal, transport, treatment or storage from which there was a release or substantial threat of a release of any hazardous substance;
(C) Any person who by contract, agreement or otherwise has arranged with another party or entity for transport, storage, disposal or treatment of hazardous substances owned, controlled or possessed by the person at a facility owned or operated by another party or entity from which facility there is a release or substantial threat of a release of the hazardous substances; and
(D) Any person who accepts or accepted any hazardous substances for transport to disposal, storage or treatment facilities from which there is a release or a substantial threat of release of the hazardous substances.
(Ord. 638, passed 1-2-2001)