Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.856
Civil penalties; damages.


Any person who violates or contributes to a violation of any provision of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, or of any regulation adopted or permit or order issued pursuant to those sections, or who does not take action to correct a violation within the time specified in an order, is liable to the Department for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each day on which the violation occurs. This penalty is in addition to any other penalty provided by NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive.


The Department may recover, in the name of the State of Nevada, actual damages which result from a violation, in addition to the civil penalty provided in this section. The damages may include expenses incurred by the Department in removing, correcting or terminating any adverse effects which resulted from the violation and compensation for any damages incurred as a result of the violation.
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Jan. 18, 2020