Oregon Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste transporter requirements: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-100-0002

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Spill notification for motor carriers: OAR 740-110-0040

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations for motor carriers, with additional notification requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces Oregon's transporter rules for transportation of hazardous waste. ODOT has additional spill notification requirements for motor carrier transporters.

State Requirements


Spill Notification

OAR 740-110-0040

If a hazardous material (including hazardous waste) spill should occur, transporters must immediately notify:

  • Oregon Emergency Response System —800-452-0311 from within Oregon —503-378-4124 from outside Oregon
  • National Response Center: 800-424-8802
  • Waste generator

Transporters are also required to note on the manifest the time and location of the spill and the amount and type of material spilled and file a Hazardous Materials Incident Report with ODOT within 30 days.

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