The public agency has determined that the vessel was in danger of being an abandoned vessel or a derelict vessel and was likely to cause damage to the environment or become a hazard to navigation; and
The decision to accept the vessel was based solely on the public agency’s determination under paragraph (a) of this subsection.
The board may recover payments made from the Salvaged Vessel Subaccount from an owner of a vessel who is liable for the costs of salvage, towing, storage and disposal under ORS 830.938 (Liability for costs of salvage, towing and storage). The board shall deposit all funds recovered under this section into the subaccount in accordance with the provisions of subsection (2) of this section. [Formerly 830.926]SUBMERSIBLE POLYSTYRENE