(1)Any person who willfully or knowingly violates paragraph (1), (3), (5), or (6) of subsection (a) ofsection
4909 of this title shall be punished by a fine of not more than $25,000 per day of violation, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both. If the conviction is for a violation committed after a first conviction of such person under this subsection, punishment shall be by a fine of not more than $50,000 per day of violation, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by both.
(2)Any person who violates paragraph (1), (3), (5), or (6) of subsection (a) ofsection
4909 of this title shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 per day of such violation.
(b) Separate violations
For the purpose of this section, each day of violation of any paragraph of section
4909(a) of this title shall constitute a separate violation of that section.
(c) Actions to restrain violations
The district courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction of actions brought by and in the name of the United States to restrain any violations of section
4909(a) of this title.
(d) Orders issued to protect public health and welfare; notice; opportunity for hearing
(1)Whenever any person is in violation of section
4909(a) of this title, the Administrator may issue an order specifying such relief as he determines is necessary to protect the public health and welfare.
(2)Any order under this subsection shall be issued only after notice and opportunity for a hearing in accordance with section
554 of title
(e) “Person” defined
The term “person,” as used in this section, does not include a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–609redesignated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
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