Governing Law and Regulations
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality 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 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.