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The secretary may contract with the governing body of a county, municipality, Indian nation, pueblo or tribe, land grant community or cooperative association for the abatement of illegal dumpsites located within the boundaries of the county, municipality, Indian nation, pueblo or tribe, land grant community, cooperative association or solid waste authority. The contract shall provide for the reimbursement of the county, municipality, Indian nation, pueblo or tribe, land grant community or cooperative association for expenses incurred in bringing an abatement action, including court costs, reasonable attorney fees and the actual expense of elimination of the illegal dumpsite if that expense is not recovered from and paid by the owner or operator of the illegal dumpsite as a result of the abatement action.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 74. Environmental Improvement § 74-13-12. Authorization for abatement contracts - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-74-environmental-improvement/nm-st-sect-74-13-12/
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