U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 03, 2023

§ 49.610 - How is the “cost of response, restoration, and repair” determined for criminal and civil penalties?

In determining a criminal or civil penalty, the cost of response, restoration, and repair of a paleontological resource and/or paleontological site will include, but not be limited to, the costs of:

(a) Law enforcement investigations;

(b) Immediate stabilization of the resource and the site;

(c) Response, restoration, and repair, including, but not limited to, reconstructing or stabilizing the resource or site, salvaging the resource or site, erecting physical barriers or other protective devices or signs to protect the site, and monitoring the site;

(d) Preparation of the paleontological specimen;

(e) Storage and curation of the resources; and

(f) Reporting upon the above activities.