260.207 - Permit not to be issued, when — notice to department of certain crimes, penalty for failure to notify — reinstatement, when.Advertisement
1.The department of natural resources shall not issue a permit to any person for the operation of any solid waste processing facility or solid waste disposal area pursuant to sections 260.200 to 260.345 if such person has been determined to habitually violate Missouri environmental statutes, the environmental statutes of other states or federal statutes pertaining to environmental control or if such person has had three or more convictions, which convictions occurred after August 28, 1990, and within any five-year period, within a court of the United States or of any state other than Missouri or has had two or more convictions within Missouri, after August 28, 1990, and within any five-year period, for any crimes or criminal acts, an element of which involves restraint of trade, price-fixing, intimidation of the customers of another person or for engaging in any other acts which may have the effect of restraining or limiting competition concerning activities regulated under this chapter or similar laws of other states or the federal government; except that convictions for violations by entities purchased or acquired by an applicant or permittee which occurred prior to the purchase or acquisition shall not be included.For the purpose of this section the term "person" shall include any business organization or entity, successor corporation, partnership or subsidiary of any business organization or entity, and the owners and officers thereof, of the entity submitting the application.
2.The director shall suspend, revoke or not renew the permit of any person with a permit to operate any solid waste processing facility or solid waste disposal area if such person has been determined by the department of natural resources to habitually violate the requirements of the Missouri environmental statutes, of the environmental statutes of other states, or of federal statutes pertaining to environmental control, or if such person has had three or more convictions in any court of the United States or of any state other than Missouri or has had two or more convictions within Missouri of crimes as specified herein, if such convictions occur after August 28, 1990, and within any five-year period.
3.Any person applying for a permit to operate any facility pursuant to sections 260.200 to 260.345 shall notify the director of any conviction for a crime which would have the effect of limiting competition.Any person holding a permit shall notify the department of any such conviction of any crime as specified herein within thirty days of the conviction.Failure to notify the director is a class E felony and subject to a fine of one thousand dollars per day for each day unreported.
4.Any person who has had a permit denied, revoked or not renewed due to the provisions of this section may apply to the director for reinstatement after five years have elapsed from the time of the most recent conviction.