Oregon TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-100-0002(1) and OAR 340-104-0001 to 340-104-1201

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TSDF permit laws and rules: Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 465.375, ORS 466.005 to 466.385, and regulations at OAR 340-100-0002(1), OAR 340-105-0001 to 340-105-0140, OAR 340-106-0001 to 340-106-0012, and OAR 340-120-0001 to 340-120-0025

TSDF fees: OAR 340-105-0110, OAR 340-105-0113, OAR 340-105-0120, OAR 340-105-0130, and ORS 465.375

Financial assurance: OAR 340-104-0143 to 340-104-0151

TSDF unsaturated zone monitoring program: OAR 340-104-0029

Regulatory Agency

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 incorporates by reference the federal rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and adds some more stringent state requirements. The state's stricter rules cover: facility permits and fees; annual reports; contingency plan; closure and post-closure; corrective action; disposal restrictions; facility design, construction, and operation standards; financial assurance; Oregon listed wastes; pollution prevention; and unsaturated zone monitoring program.

Administration and enforcement. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Land Quality Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF management requirements in Oregon.

State Requirements


Oregon's permit requirements for TSDFs include the federal standards ...

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