Governing Law and Regulations
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oregon has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations for motor carriers, with additional notification requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces Oregon's transporter rules for transportation of hazardous waste. ODOT has additional spill notification requirements for motor carrier transporters.
HAZARDOUS WASTE MOTOR CARRIERS
If a hazardous material (including hazardous waste) spill should occur, transporters must immediately notify:
- Oregon Emergency Response System —800-452-0311 from within Oregon —503-378-4124 from outside Oregon
- National Response Center: 800-424-8802
- Waste generator
Transporters are also required to note on the manifest the time and location of the spill and the amount and type of material spilled and file a Hazardous Materials Incident Report with ODOT within 30 days.