(1) The department may institute a civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction to seek injunctive relief to enforce compliance with this chapter or any rule, regulation, permit certification, or order; to enjoin any violation specified in s. 403.161(1); and to seek injunctive relief to prevent irreparable injury to the air, waters, and property, including animal, plant, and aquatic life, of the state and to protect human health, safety, and welfare caused or threatened by any violation.
(2) All the judicial and administrative remedies to recover damages and penalties in this section and s. 403.121 are alternative and mutually exclusive.
History.—s. 14, ch. 67-436; ss. 26, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 70-139; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 2, ch. 72-286; s. 3, ch. 2001-258.