Oregon Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Containment building rules: Oregon Administrative Rules 340-100-0002(1)

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon incorporates by reference the federal rules for containment buildings. In addition, owners and operators of containment buildings must comply with the hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit application requirements and pay several state facility fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Quality Division administers and enforces the containment building rules in Oregon.


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