Oregon Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) requirements: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-094-0010 and OAR 340-094-0040(9)

Nonmunicipal land disposal site: OAR 340-095-0020(14)

Sludge and land application disposal sites: OAR 340-096-0030(4)(b)

Trade secrets: OAR 837-085-0140 to 837-085-0150


Drinking water: OAR 333-061-0064

Wastewater: OAR 340-096-0030

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oregon Department of State Police Counter Terrorism Section (CTS)

Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program, with some additional reporting requirements. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT and the national section SECURITY for more information.

Oregon incorporates by reference the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Oregon also incorporates by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives as well as the federal rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs), the owners and operators of such facilities must avoid unauthorized access with additional specific state requirements in connection with barriers. Nonmunicipal disposal sites as well as sludge and land application disposal sites require that certain natural and man-made barriers ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Guidance Documents