Oregon Characteristic Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Characteristics of hazardous waste: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-100-0002

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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality Division

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon has adopted by reference the federal rules 40 CFR 261 for identifying characteristic hazardous waste. See the national section CHARACTERISTIC WASTE for more information.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Quality Division administers and enforces its own hazardous waste program.

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