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(A) The costs recoverable under this chapter shall include the following:
(1) Any and all costs and expenses incurred by the village in connection with the clean-up, abatement, site-management or fire extinguishment involved in any hazardous substances incident;
(2) The actual cost of any experts or consultants needed by the village in connection with the clean-up, abatement, site-management or fire extinguishment involved in any hazardous substances incident;
(3) Prejudgment interest on the costs and expenses described in divisions (A)(1) and (A)(2) of this section at the rate of 9% per annum;
(4) Any and all collection costs, including, but not limited to attorney's fees and court costs incurred by the village in enforcing this chapter, or in obtaining payment from the liable party or parties hereunder.
(B) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, no person shall be liable for the expense of any fire not involving a hazardous substance incident, and no person shall be liable for the expense of the extinguishment of a fire beyond the expenses directly or indirectly attributable to any hazardous substance that may be present or involved in the fire;
(C) Nothing herein shall limit, change or impair the right of recovery or subrogation arising under any mutual aid agreement, or other ordinance, statute, regulation or provision of law. No criminal or quasi-criminal remedy for any wrongful action shall be excluded or impaired by this chapter.
(Ord. 2001-O-16, passed 6-5-01)