The purpose of this chapter is to provide for compensation to the City for costs incurred in investigating, mitigating, minimizing, removing or abating unauthorized spills, releases or discharges of materials into or upon the environment within the territorial jurisdiction or responsibility of the City of Mount Vernon and which spills, releases or discharges require emergency action to protect the public health or safety or the environment.
(Ord. 1991-57.  Passed 12-16-91.)