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Article - Environment


    (a)    A person who violates any provision of § 6-301 of this subtitle is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days or both.

    (b)    (1)    A person who violates § 6-303 of this subtitle or any regulation adopted under § 6-303 of this subtitle is subject to an administrative penalty of up to $250 per violation, not exceeding $10,000.

        (2)    The administrative penalty under this subsection shall be assessed with consideration given to:

            (i)    The willfulness of the violation and the extent to which the violation was known to the violator but uncorrected by the violator;

            (ii)    The extent to which the violation resulted in actual harm to human health;

            (iii)    The nature and degree of injury to or interference with general welfare and health; and

            (iv)    The extent to which the current violation is part of a recurrent pattern of the same or similar type of violation committed by the violator.

    (c)    Each day a violation continues constitutes a separate offense under this section.

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