MCL - Section 324.32612

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994


324.32612 Violation; civil action; remedies; civil fine.

Sec. 32612.

    (1) The department may bring a civil action against a person in the circuit court of the county in which a violation occurs or in Ingham county circuit court to do 1 or more of the following:
    (a) Enforce compliance with this part and the rules promulgated under this part.
    (b) Restrain a violation of this part or the rules promulgated under this part.
    (c) Enjoin the further performance of, or order the removal of, any project that is undertaken contrary to this part or the rules promulgated under this part.
    (d) Enforce a permit issued under this part.
    (e) Order the restoration of an area affected by a violation of this part or the rules promulgated under this part to its prior condition.
    (2) In an action brought under this section, the circuit court, in addition to any other relief granted, may assess a civil fine of not more than $5,000.00 per day for each day of violation of this part or the rules promulgated under this part.
    (3) Any civil fine or remedy assessed, sought, or agreed to by the department shall be appropriate to the violation.
    (4) Civil fines recovered under this section shall be forwarded to the state treasurer for deposit into the fund.


History: Add. 2000, Act 278, Imd. Eff. July 10, 2000
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA