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115B.42 Solid waste fund.

Subdivision 1. Repealed, 2003 c 128 art 2 s 56

Subd. 2. Expenditures. The commissioner may spend money from the remediation fund under section 116.155, subdivision 2, paragraph (a), clause (2), to:

(1) inspect permitted mixed municipal solid waste disposal facilities to:

(i) evaluate the adequacy of final cover, slopes, vegetation, and erosion control;

(ii) determine the presence and concentration of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants, and decomposition gases; and

(iii) determine the boundaries of fill areas;

(2) monitor and take, or reimburse others for, environmental response actions, including emergency response actions, at qualified facilities;

(3) acquire and dispose of property under section 115B.412, subdivision 3;

(4) recover costs under section 115B.39;

(5) administer, including providing staff and administrative support for, sections 115B.39 to 115B.445;

(6) enforce sections 115B.39 to 115B.445;

(7) pay for private water supply well monitoring and health assessment costs of the commissioner of health in areas affected by unpermitted mixed municipal solid waste disposal facilities;

(8) reimburse persons under section 115B.43;

(9) reimburse mediation expenses up to a total of $250,000 annually or defense costs up to a total of $250,000 annually for third-party claims for response costs under state or federal law as provided in section 115B.414; and

(10) perform environmental assessments, up to $1,000,000, at unpermitted mixed municipal solid waste disposal facilities.

HIST: 1992 c 513 art 2 s 26; 1993 c 172 s 71; 1994 c 639 art 3 s 1,2; 1995 c 185 s 3; 1995 c 220 s 102; 1997 c 7 art 1 s 35; 1999 c 231 s 142; 2003 c 128 art 2 s 29