In subsec. (d), “chapter
” substituted for “the Administrative Procedure Act” on authority of Pub. L. 89–554
, § 7(b),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631
, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–616
, § 402, inserted “past or present” after “evidence that the”, substituted “against any person (including any past or present generator, past or present transporter, or past or present owner or operator of a treatment, storage, or disposal facility) who has contributed or, who is” for “to immediately restrain any person”, substituted “to restrain such person from” for “to stop”, substituted “, to order such person to take such other action as may be necessary, or both” for “or to take such other action as may be necessary”, and inserted “A transporter shall not be deemed to have contributed or to be contributing to such handling, storage, treatment, or disposal, taking place after such solid waste or hazardous waste has left the possession or control of such transporter, if the transportation of such waste was under a sole contractural [sic] arrangement arising from a published tariff and acceptance for carriage by common carrier by rail and such transporter has exercised due care in the past or present handling, storage, treatment, transportation and disposal of such waste.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–616
, § 403(a), added subsec. (c).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 98–616
, § 404, added subsec. (d).
1980—Pub. L. 96–482
, § 25, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted “may present” for “is presenting” and “such handling, storage, treatment, transportation or disposal” for “the alleged disposal” and authorized other action to be taken by the Administrator after notice including issuance of protective orders relating to public health and the environment, and added subsec. (b).
1978—Pub. L. 95–609
struck out “for” after “restrain any person”.
For transfer of certain enforcement functions of Administrator or other official of Environmental Protection Agency under this chapter to Federal Inspector, Office of Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, and subsequent transfer to Secretary of Energy, then to Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, see note set out under section
of this title.