38-21-15. Pesticide handling causing injury or pollution prohibited--Rules and regulations--Penalty for violation. No person may transport, store, use, dispose of, or handle any pesticide, pesticide container, rinsate, or application equipment in such a manner as to endanger or cause injury to humans, vegetation, crops, livestock, wildlife, or beneficial insects or to pollute groundwater or surface water. The secretary of agriculture may promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 governing the storing, transport, use, disposal of, and handling of such pesticides, pesticide containers, rinsate, and application equipment. Any person who violates this section is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars per violation.
Source: SL 1974, ch 255, § 29; SL 1986, ch 326, § 41; SL 1987, ch 287, § 1; SL 1991, ch 326, § 2.
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