2017 ORS 465.618¹
Remedial action costs
  • recovery

(1) An authority shall keep a record of the authority’s remedial action costs.

(2) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, an authority may, based on the record compiled by the authority under subsection (1) of this section, bring an action to recover from a person liable under ORS 465.255 (Strict liability for remedial action costs for injury or destruction of natural resource) or 465.260 (Removal or remedial action) the amount of the authority’s remedial action costs.

(3) In an action brought by an authority to recover remedial action costs under ORS 465.255 (Strict liability for remedial action costs for injury or destruction of natural resource) (1) or damages under ORS 468B.310 (Liability for violation of ORS 468B.305) (1), the court may allow the authority to recover costs, expert witness fees, reasonable attorney fees and prejudgment or preaward interest if the authority prevails in the action. [2015 c.631 §7]

Note: See note under 465.600 (Definitions for ORS 465.600 to 465.621).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 465—Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors465.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.