Civil penalties for damage to wildlife resulting from contamination of food or water supply
(1) Any person who has care, custody or control of a hazardous waste or a substance which would be a hazardous waste except for the fact that it is not discarded, useless or unwanted shall incur a civil penalty according to the schedule set forth in subsection (2) of this section for the destruction, due to contamination of food or water supply by such waste or substance, of any of the wildlife referred to in subsection (2) of this section that are the property of the state.
(2) The penalties referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall be as follows:
(a) Each game mammal other than mountain sheep, mountain goat, elk or silver gray squirrel, $400.
(b) Each mountain sheep or mountain goat, $3,500.
(c) Each elk, $750.
(d) Each silver gray squirrel, $10.
(e) Each game bird other than wild turkey, $10.
(f) Each wild turkey, $50.
(g) Each game fish other than salmon or steelhead trout, $5.
(h) Each salmon or steelhead trout, $125.
(i) Each fur-bearing mammal other than bobcat or fisher, $50.
(j) Each bobcat or fisher, $350.
(k) Each specimen of any wildlife species whose survival is specified by the wildlife laws or the laws of the United States as threatened or endangered, $500.
(L) Each specimen of any wildlife species otherwise protected by the wildlife laws or the laws of the United States, but not otherwise referred to in this subsection, $25.
(3) The civil penalty imposed under this section shall be in addition to other penalties prescribed by law. [Formerly 466.890]
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