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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 21E MASSACHUSETTS OIL AND HAZARDOUS MATERIAL RELEASE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE ACT

Section 1 - Short title

Section 2 - Definitions

Section 3 - Implementation; regulations; response actions

Section 3A - Timetables and specifications for action at disposal sites

Section 3B - Permit application fees; annual compliance assurance fees

Section 4 - Response actions; assessment, containment and removal; liability of persons providing care, assistance or advice

Section 4A - Notification of response action; procedure; civil action

Section 5 - Persons liable

Section 5A - Administrative record; selection and review of response actions; regulations

Section 5B - Judicial review of response actions

Section 5C - Exemption from liability for release of oil or hazardous material at a site for which a permanent solution or remedy operation status exists

Section 5D - Exemption from liability for release of oil or hazardous material for persons who did not cause or contribute to the release

Section 6 - Department requirements for prevention and control of releases; restrictions on property; notice; liability

Section 7 - Notice of release or threat of release

Section 8 - Entry on, and investigation and inspection of sites and vessels

Section 9 - Orders to conduct assessment, containment or removal

Section 10 - Orders; review

Section 11 - Violations; penalties; actions to recover costs

Section 11A - Civil actions

Section 12 - Confidentiality of information, records or reports

Section 13 - Liens on property of persons liable; priority; releases

Section 14 - Response actions at sites; meetings; public notice and participation

Section 15 - Citizen enforcement

Section 16 - Response action contractor liability

Section 17 - Indemnification agreements to hold harmless response action contractor

Section 18 - Regulations

Section 19 - Office of brownfields revitalization

Section 20 - Distance of LNG import terminal from certain establishments

Section 21 - Distance of LNG tankers traveling by waterway from certain establishments

Section 22 - Liability for presence, release or threat of release of oil or any hazardous material related to a dam