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Indiana Code Title 13. Environment § 13-28-4-11

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Sec. 11. (a) The department shall maintain statistics on the use of environmental audit reports in department compliance and enforcement activities, including statistics on:

(1) the number of times the reports are disclosed to the department;

(2) the number and types of violations disclosed to the department through the reports;

(3) the civil penalties collected for the violations;  and

(4) the time necessary for the violations to be corrected.

The department shall report annually to the interim study committee on environmental affairs established by IC 2-5-1.3-4 in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 on the use of environmental audit reports.

(b) The department shall propose an enforcement policy, pursuant to IC 13-14-1-11.5, that provides relief from civil penalties for a voluntary disclosure that results from an internal environmental audit.  In developing this enforcement policy, the department shall consider similar policies implemented by:

(1) the United States Environmental Protection Agency;  and

(2) states contiguous to Indiana.

Cite this article: - Indiana Code Title 13. Environment § 13-28-4-11 - last updated June 08, 2021 |

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