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(a) Pursuant to Ohio R.C. 3745.13, the City, or any department thereof, when an emergency action is required to protect the public health or safety or the environment, shall charge any person who is responsible for causing or allowing an unauthorized spill, release or discharge of material into or upon the environment, for the necessary and reasonable, additional or extraordinary costs the City or any department thereof incurs in investigating, mitigating, minimizing, removing or abating the spill, release or discharge in the course of an emergency action, provided the criteria and methods prescribed under 40 C.F.R. 300, as amended, are utilized and adhered to.
(Ord. 89-43. Passed 2-21-89.)
(b) Wherever such described operations are undertaken at the request of another political subdivision of the State, the affected subdivision will be responsible for all costs.
(c) All moneys collected per this section shall be deposited in the General Fund of the City.
(d) Hazardous substances shall include and be regulated by regulations enacted pursuant to Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) and more specifically controlled by regulation 1910.1200-Hazard Communication, commonly known as the "Right to Know" regulation, a copy of which is attached to original Ordinance 86-253, passed December 15, 1986, as Exhibit "A", and incorporated in this section as if fully rewritten herein.
(Ord. 86-253. Passed 12-15-86.)