§ 3.405. Remove; removal. “Remove” or “removal” means the cleanup or removal of released hazardous substances from the environment,
actions as may be necessary taken in the event of the threat of release of hazardous
substances into the environment, actions as may be necessary to monitor, assess, and
evaluate the release or threat of release of hazardous substances, the disposal of
removed material, or the taking of other actions as may be necessary to prevent, minimize,
or mitigate damage to the public health or welfare or the environment, that may otherwise
result from a release or threat of release. The term includes, in addition, without being limited to, security fencing or other
measures to limit access, provision of alternative water supplies, temporary evacuation
and housing of threatened individuals, and any emergency assistance that may be provided
under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act 1 or any other law.
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