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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 023 : AIR POLLUTION CONTROL

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 568)
  • § 568. Penalties

    (a) Any person who knowingly violates any provisions of this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter or who knowingly fails or refuses to obey or comply with any order or the terms or conditions of any permit issued in accordance with this chapter, shall be fined not more than $100,000.00 or be imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Each violation may be considered a separate and distinct offense and, in the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance may be deemed a separate and distinct offense. These penalties shall not apply to violations of section 563 of this title.

    (b) Any person who knowingly makes any false statement, representation, or certification in any application, record, report, plan, or other document filed or required to be maintained under this chapter, or by any permit, rule, regulation, or order issued under this chapter, or who falsifies, tampers with, or knowingly renders inaccurate any monitoring device or method required to be maintained under this chapter or by any permit, rule, regulation, or order issued under this chapter, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $50,000.00 or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both. Each violation may be considered a separate and distinct offense and, in the case of a continuing violation, each day's continuance may be deemed a separate and distinct offense. (Added 1967, No. 310 (Adj. Sess.), § 17; amended 1971, No. 212 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1993, No. 92, § 7.)