Senate Bill 0178
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DIGEST OF SB178 (Updated January 29, 2008 5:30 pm - DI 84)
Underground storage tank corrective actions. Provides that a person who undertakes certain corrective action in response to a release from an underground storage tank (UST) is entitled to: (1) recover past, present, and future corrective action costs; or (2) receive contribution from a person who owned or operated the UST at the time the release occurred. Limits the entitlement of a person who brings a successful cost recovery or contribution action by allowing a court to use legal and equitable factors that the court determines are appropriate to award and allocate past, present, and future costs and attorney's fees.
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