Oregon TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-100-0002(1), OAR 340-105-0001 to 340-105-0140, OAR 340-106-0001 to 340-106-0012, OAR 340-120-0001 to 340-120-0025, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 465.003 to 466.381

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Siting rules for hazardous waste and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) treatment and disposal facilities: OAR 340-120-0001 to 340-120-0025

Application process for all facilities:

Additional Part A information: OAR 340-105-0013

Additional Part B information: OAR 340-105-0020 and OAR 340-105-0021

Confidentiality of information: OAR 340-105-0012

Permit issuance: OAR 340-105-0001

Application process for treatment and disposal facilities:

Authorization to proceed: OAR 340-120-0005(1)(a) and OAR 340-120-0010(2)

Land-use compatibility statement: OAR 340-120-0005(1)(b) and OAR 340-105-0013

Land-use criteria: OAR 340-120-0015(1) and OAR 340-120-0025

Community participation: OAR 340-120-0020

Permit conditions and modifications:

Immediate reporting: OAR 340-105-0030(2)

Periodic reporting: OAR 340-105-0030(3)

Permit transfers: OAR 340-105-0040


Permit processing fee: OAR 340-105-0110

Modification fee: OAR 340-105-0113(4)

Annual compliance determination fee: OAR 340-105-0113

Disposal facility management fee: OAR 340-105-0120 and ORS 465.375)

Late fee charges: OAR 340-105-0130

Regulatory Agency

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

Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC)

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 TSDF ...

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