COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL SITES
31-4405. Rules and regulations — Notice of violation — Misdemeanor — Injunction. All solid waste disposal systems shall be located, maintained and operated according to rules and regulations promulgated and adopted by the state board of environmental quality. Every person who violates any of the provisions of this act, or of any order, rule or regulation of the state board of environmental quality issued pursuant thereto, where a copy of the order, rule or regulation has been served upon said person by certified mail, and said person fails to comply therewith within the time provided in the order, rule or regulation, or within ten (10) days of such service if not otherwise provided, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. In the event of a continuing violation, each day that the violation continues constitutes a separate and distinct offense. In addition to the criminal penalties provided by this act, whenever it appears to the state board of environmental quality that any person has engaged or is about to engage in any act or practice constituting a violation of any provision of this act or of any rule or regulation promulgated and adopted under the provisions of this act, the board may bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction to enjoin any such acts or practices and to enforce compliance with this act or any rule or regulation hereunder. Upon a showing that a person has engaged or is about to engage in an act or practice constituting a violation of this act or any rule or regulation hereunder, a permanent or temporary injunction, restraining order or writ of mandamus shall be granted. The board of environmental quality shall not be required to furnish bond.
[31-4405, added 1970, ch. 104, sec. 5, p. 259; am. 1971, ch. 61, sec. 5, p. 137; am. 1974, ch. 23, sec. 9, p. 633; am. 2001, ch. 103, sec. 10, p. 263.]