Oregon Hazardous Substance Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous substances definition: Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 465.200, Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-150-0010), and OAR 340-122-0115

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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality Division

Oregon State Police Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon generally follows the federal rules for hazardous substance storage. See the national section HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE STORAGE for additional guidance about hazardous substances under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

The Oregon Community Right to Know and Protection Act requires covered employers, owners, and operators to submit to OSFM a hazardous substance survey with information for all reportable hazardous substances, extremely hazardous substances, or waste that they manufacture, generate, use, store, or dispose of at fixed facilities. Oregon's hazardous substance reportable quantity thresholds are much stricter than federal reporting thresholds. See the state section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW for hazardous substance survey requirements in Oregon.

Oregon has adopted the Uniform Fire Code that governs installation and maintenance of aboveground storage tanks (ASTs). A permit from the state fire marshal is required for gasoline and diesel ASTs with a storage capacity over 1,000 gallons. See the state section ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a discussion of AST rules in Oregon.

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