Governing Law and Regulations
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. Oregon has adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules for facilities and added several more stringent rules in connection with facility permits, fees, and the operation of land treatment facilities and hazardous waste incinerators.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Quality Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in Oregon.
TREATMENT FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
Oregon's permit requirements for hazardous waste treatment facilities include the federal standards plus the state's additional rules in connection with the permit application process, permit conditions, permit modifications, and fees. See the state section TSDF PERMITS to review the permit application process and the various state fees.
INCINERATION AND LAND TREATMENT FACILITIES
Oregon follows the federal ...