75-11-514. Imminent hazard. Upon receipt of evidence that the storage or disposal of any regulated substance may present an imminent and substantial danger to the public health or to the environment, the department may commence legal proceedings to immediately restrain or enjoin any person who has contributed to or who is contributing to the storage or disposal from engaging in these activities or order the person to take other action as may be necessary, or both. The department may also take appropriate action as may be necessary under this section, including issuing orders necessary or appropriate to protect the public health and the environment.
History: En. Sec. 10, Ch. 112, L. 1997.