Section 10. If an owner or operator received a reimbursement pursuant to this chapter for a cost, expense, or obligation incurred in remediating a release or a threat of a release of a petroleum product caused by the negligent action of some other person, the board, acting on behalf of the fund, shall be authorized and directed to obtain from that other person recoupment to the fund of the reimbursement paid from the fund.

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws ch. 21J sec. 10

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Reimbursement: shall mean reimbursement to a claimant or payment to a third party on behalf of a claimant. See Massachusetts General Laws ch. 21J sec. 1