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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 21K MITIGATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
  • Section 3 Hazardous materials mitigation emergency response plan

Section 3. The department, acting through the division, administered by the state fire marshal or his designee, shall prepare and from time to time update a hazardous materials mitigation emergency response plan. The department, in consultation with the board, shall promulgate such regulations, procedures and standards as it deems necessary for the implementation, administration and enforcement of this chapter. Such regulations, procedures and standards shall be developed by the department with input and review of the board and may include provisions waiving or limiting the applicability of this chapter as to any matter which the department determines to be adequately regulated by another program or government agency. The department shall integrate its implementation and enforcement of this chapter in conjunction with other programs established for the protection of the public health, safety, welfare and the environment, including the National Contingency Plan and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan.