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514.671 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Applicability.

The definitions in this section apply to sections 514.671 to 514.676.

Subd. 2.Agency.

"Agency" means the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of agriculture.

Subd. 3.Cleanup action.

"Cleanup action" means corrective action or response action.

Subd. 4.Cleanup action expenses.

"Cleanup action expenses" means expenses incurred for cleanup action under section 115B.17 or 115C.03, that are recoverable by the state under section 115B.04 or 115C.04.

Subd. 5.Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency, the commissioner of commerce, or the commissioner of agriculture.

Subd. 6.Corrective action.

"Corrective action" has the meaning given in section 115C.02, subdivision 4.

Subd. 7.Environmental lien.

"Environmental lien" means a lien for cleanup action expenses under sections 514.671 to 514.676.

Subd. 8.Release.

"Release" in relation to a substance entering the environment has the meanings given in sections 115B.02, subdivision 15, and 115C.02, subdivision 12.

Subd. 9.Response action.

"Response action" means remedial and removal action as defined in section 115B.02, subdivisions 16 and 17.