TO ALLOW THE USE OF RISK-BASED REMEDIATION TO ACCELERATE THE CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED INDUSTRIAL SITES FOR THE PURPOSE OF LIMITING HUMAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE TO SAFE LEVELS, TO PROTECT CURRENT AND LIKELY FUTURE USES OF GROUNDWATER, AND TO ENSURE THE COST EFFECTIVE APPLICATION OF LIMITED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RESOURCES.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Amends proposed GS 130A-310.76 to require a person who undertakes remediation of environmental contamination under site-specific standards to pay a fee to the Inactive Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund in an amount equal to $4,500 (was, $3,500 in 2nd edition and $4,500 in 1st edition) for each acre or portion of an acre of contamination, with a maximum fee of $125,000.
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