2016 Arkansas Code
Title 8 - Environmental Law
Chapter 4 - Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act
Subchapter 3 - -- Air Pollution
§ 8-4-310. Unlawful actions
(a) It shall be unlawful and constitute a misdemeanor:
(1) To knowingly cause air pollution as defined in § 8-4-303;
(2) To construct, install, use, or operate any source capable of emitting air contaminants without having first obtained a permit to do so, if required by the regulations of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission, or to do so contrary to the provisions of any permit issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality or after any such permit has been suspended or revoked; or
(3) To violate any rule, regulation, or order of the commission issued pursuant to this chapter.
(b) The liabilities imposed for violation of subdivisions (a)(1)-(3) of this section or any other provision of this chapter shall not apply with respect to any unintended violation caused by war, strike, riot, or other catastrophe, or accidental breakdown of equipment if promptly repaired.
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