42 U.S. Code § 300ff–139 - Injunctions regarding violation of prohibition

(a) In general

The Secretary may, in any court of competent jurisdiction, commence a civil action for the purpose of obtaining temporary or permanent injunctive relief with respect to any violation of this part.

(b) Facilitation of information on violations

The Secretary shall establish an administrative process for encouraging emergency response employees to provide information to the Secretary regarding violations of this part. As appropriate, the Secretary shall investigate alleged such [1] violations and seek appropriate injunctive relief.

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVI, § 2695H, as added Pub. L. 111–87, § 13, Oct. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 2902.)


[1]  So in original.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective as if enacted on Sept. 30, 2009, see section 2(a)(3)(B) of Pub. L. 111–87, set out as an Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section note under section 300ff–11 of this title.

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