(a)  An application for reimbursement must be made on a form provided by the Division. The application form must accompany the initial reimbursement request.

(b)  A request for reimbursement shall include copies of any documentation required by the Division to determine that expended costs are reasonable and necessary. Proof of payment must accompany any request for reimbursement, except when reimbursement will be made jointly to the owner or operator or landowner and either a provider of service or a third party claimant.  The Division may require the owner or operator or landowner to submit any information required for the purpose of substantiating any claim for reimbursement on forms provided by the Division.

(c)  A request for reimbursement may be returned or additional information requested by the Division, if it is found to be incomplete.

(d)  The Division shall reimburse an owner or operator or landowner for expenses following completion of any significant phase of cleanup work or in accordance with the schedule allowed by G.S. 143‑215.94E(e).

(e)  If any amount approved for reimbursement is less than the amount of reimbursement requested, the Division shall issue a written explanation of why the amount requested was not approved.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3; 143‑215.94B; 143‑215.94E; 143‑215.94G; 143‑215.94L; 143‑215.94T;


Eff. February 1, 1993;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1993.