Oregon Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Community Right-to-Know and Protection Act, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 453.307-414 and regulations at Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 837-085-0010 to 837-085-0390

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Hazardous substance surveys: OAR 837-085-0050 to 837-085-0100

Pesticides: OAR 603-057-0001 to 603-057-0535

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) requirements: OAR 340-094-0010 and OAR 340-094-0040(9)

Nonmunicipal land disposal site: OAR 340-095-0020(14)

Sludge and land application disposal sites: OAR 340-096-0030(4)(b)

Trade Secrets: OAR 837-085-0140 to 837-085-0150


Drinking water: OAR 333-061-0064

Wastewater: OAR 340-096-0030

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)

Oregon Department of State Police Counter Terrorism Section (CTS)

Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program, with some additional reporting requirements. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM and the national section SECURITY for more information.

Oregon follows the federal emergency planning requirements to establish the emergency planning and response requirements for facilities that are required to comply with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). For ...

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