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Oregon PCB Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) storage requirements: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-110-0065

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PCB disposal requirements: OAR 340-110-0060 to 340-110-0061

Incineration: OAR 340-110-0070

Permitting procedure: OAR 340-120-0005 to 340-120-0010

Monthly hazardous waste management fee: Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 465.375; OAR 340-105-0120

Regulatory Agency

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality Division Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Oregon, no person can treat or dispose of PCBs or PCB items except for PCB disposal facilities permitted by DEQ. The state incorporates by reference the federal PCB management regulations included in 40 CFR 761.

In addition to the federal rules, Oregon has established additional siting and permitting requirements for hazardous waste and PCB treatment and disposal facilities. See the national section PCB MANAGEMENT for a discussion of the federal PCB rules.

Federal regulations also require used oil marketers and burners of used oil containing regulated levels of PCBs to meet the standards under 40 CFR 761. See the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT for additional information.

Spills, leaks, and other uncontrolled discharges of PCBs constitute disposal of PCB and have to be reported and managed under the state's rules for oil and hazardous material spill and releases. See the state sections OIL SPILLS and RELEASE NOTIFICATION for guidance.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the state storage and disposal requirements for PCBs and PCB items in ...


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