Township of Leet, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 245, 11/11/1992, § 1]
The Township of Leet through its various emergency services is authorized to clean up or abate, or cause to be cleaned up or abated, the effects of any hazardous materials or substances deposited upon or into properties or facilities within the municipal boundaries of Leet or having a direct or identifiable effect on persons or property within the municipal boundaries of the Township of Leet including, but not limited to, traffic control, evacuation, relocation, substance monitoring, establishment of medical care facilities and all other costs incurred in the mitigation of the emergency situation; and any person or persons, partnership, corporation or corporations who intentionally or accidentally or negligently caused such deposit shall be liable for all costs incurred by the Township of Leet as a result of such clean-up or abatement activity. The remedy provided by this Part shall be in addition to any other remedies provided by other laws or ordinances of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Township of Leet.
[Ord. 245, 11/11/1992, § 2]
For purposes of this section, "hazardous materials" shall be defined as any substances or materials in a quantity or form which, in the determination of the Emergency Management Coordinator or his authorized representative, pose an unreasonable and imminent risk to the life, health or safety of persons or property or to the ecological balance of the environment, and shall include, but not be limited to, such substances as explosives, radioactive materials, petroleum products of gases, poisons, etiologic (biologic) agents, flammables, corrosives or materials listed in the hazardous substances list of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
[Ord. 245, 11/11/1992, § 3]
For purposes of this Part, costs incurred by the Township of Leet emergency services shall include, but not be limited to, the following: actual labor cost of Township personnel, including workers' compensation benefits, fringe benefits, administrative overhead, cost of equipment operation, cost of special fire extinguishing agents used and cost of any contracted labor and materials.
[Ord. 245, 11/11/1992, § 4]
The authority to recover costs under this section shall not include actual fire suppression services which are normally or usually provided by the Fire Department.