A city may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the emission or disposal of
substances or effluents that tend to pollute or contaminate land, water, or air, rendering
or tending to render it injurious to human health or welfare, to animal or plant life
or to property, or interfering or tending to interfere with the enjoyment of life
or property. A city may by ordinance regulate the illegal disposal of solid waste, including
littering on public and private property, provide for enforcement by civil penalties
as well as other remedies, and provide that such regulations may be enforced by city
employees specially appointed as environmental enforcement officers. Any such ordinance shall be consistent with and supplementary to State and federal
laws and regulations.
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