(1) In addition to any other liability or penalty imposed by law, it shall be the obligation of any person owning or having control over oil which enters the waters of the state in violation of ORS 468B.305 to collect and remove the oil immediately.
(2) If it is not feasible to collect and remove the oil, the person shall take all practicable actions to contain, treat and disperse the oil.
(3) The Director of the Department of Environmental Quality shall prohibit or restrict the use of any chemicals or other dispersant or treatment materials proposed for use under this section whenever it appears to the director that use thereof would be detrimental to the public interest. [Formerly 449.161 and then 468.795]Section: Previous 468B.225 468B.226 468B.227 468B.230 468B.300 468B.305 468B.310 468B.315 468B.320 468B.325 468B.330 468B.335 468B.337 468B.340 468B.345 Next
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