3746.29 Authority of director.

(A) Nothing in this chapter limits the authority of the director of environmental protection to act under sections 3734.13 and 3734.20 to 3734.23 of the Revised Code.

(B) Nothing in this chapter limits the authority of the director to request that a civil action be brought pursuant to the Revised Code or common law of this state to recover the costs to the environmental protection agency for investigating or remediating a release or threatened release of hazardous substances or petroleum at or from a property where a voluntary action is being or has been conducted under this chapter and rules adopted under it when the director determines that the release or threatened release poses an imminent and substantial threat to public health or safety or the environment.

Effective Date: 09-28-1994