Maine Revised Statutes

§2631. Violations

1. Violation.  Any person violating any provision of this subchapter or the rules and regulations adopted under this subchapter, commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of not more than $500 may be adjudged. Each day of operation in violation of this subchapter or any rules and regulations adopted under this subchapter shall constitute a separate violation.
[ 1979, c. 178, §4 (NEW) .]
2. Injunctive relief.  The commissioner may commence or cause to be instituted a civil action in the Superior Court under subsection 1, to seek injunctive relief to prevent the violation of this subchapter, to prevent the violation of any rule or regulation issued pursuant to this subchapter or to require a public water system or supplier of water to take other action necessary to comply with this subchapter, with or without a prior order from the commissioner or department.
[ 1979, c. 178, §4 (NEW) .]

In addition to the county in which the principal place of business of the supplier of water is located, the action may be instituted in the Superior Court of Kennebec County. [1979, c. 178, §4 (RPR).]

SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 751, §4 (NEW). 1979, c. 178, §4 (RPR).