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(a) As soon as a person or business or any employee, authorized representative, agent or designee of the business or other person who is required to have a certificate of registration has reason to conclude that an unauthorized release of a hazardous material may have occurred at an establishment, such person or business or any employee, authorized representative, agent or designee of the business or other person shall immediately notify the Department and the California Office of Emergency Services if required by that agency's regulations under the circumstances.
(b) Any person who owns or operates an underground storage tank or who causes an unauthorized release at an underground storage tank site shall comply with all requirements of Chapters 6.7 and 6.75 of California Health and Safety Code (commencing with Section 25280) with respect to an unauthorized release.
(c) The responsible party or parties of a hazardous materials release site cleanup shall be responsible for the cleanup of any unauthorized or uncontrolled release and shall institute and complete all actions necessary to remedy the effects of any unauthorized release, whether sudden or gradual.
(Added by Ord. 164-92, App. 6/10/92; amended by Ord. 399-97, App. 10/17/97)