Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19.14
Industrial Property Remediation and Reuse Act

SECTION 23-19.14-2

§ 23-19.14-2. Declaration of policy.

It shall be the policy of this state to assure that:

(1) Activities are taken to control and eliminate contamination at industrial properties that are fair, consistent, and compatible with the current and reasonably foreseeable future use of the property;

(2) Environmental barriers to economic redevelopment and beneficial reuse of contaminated properties are removed;

(3) Opportunities are available for businesses to realistically manage their environmental liabilities;

(4) Voluntary and cooperative clean-up actions are encouraged to the greatest extent possible; and

(5) Processes for environmental clean-up and liability relief are effective and efficient and minimize transaction costs to the extent reasonably feasible in order to facilitate appropriate reuse of contaminated properties.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 187, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 250, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 275, § 1.)