Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality Division
DEQ Air Quality Division
Oregon Department of Human Resources (DHS) Public Health Division.
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oregon has adopted laws that regulate the management, transportation, and disposal of infectious waste.
Incineration of medical waste is regulated under the state's air quality program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established a new source performance standard (NSPS) for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs), which the Department of Environmental ...