75-11-224. Criminal penalties. (1) Any owner or operator who knowingly installs or closes an underground storage tank system without a permit and either an inspection or the use of the services of a licensed installer as required in 75-11-209; any installer who knowingly installs or closes an underground storage tank system without being licensed; or any person who knowingly makes any false statements or representations in any application, permit, report, licensing form, or other document filed or maintained as required by this part or required by rules adopted under this part is subject to a fine not to exceed $10,000 for each violation or imprisonment not to exceed 6 months, or both. Each day of violation constitutes a separate violation.
(2) A person convicted of a second or subsequent criminal violation is subject to a fine not to exceed $20,000 for each violation or imprisonment not to exceed 1 year, or both. Each day of violation constitutes a separate violation.
(3) Action under this section does not bar enforcement of this part, rules adopted under this part, orders of the department or the board, or terms of a license or permit by injunction or other appropriate remedy.