Oregon’s Toxics Use and Hazardous Waste Reduction Act of 1989 was one of the first laws in the nation to mandate pollution prevention planning. The law was most recently revised in 2005.
Three groups of businesses must comply with this law:
Notice: Conditionally-exempt small quantity generators may, but are not required to, join the Toxics Use and Hazardous Waste Reduction program.
For businesses that must comply, there are four major requirements:
- On-line reporting system and related technology questions.
Patty McGovern, 503-229-6765.
- General TUHWR Program questions.
Mary Fritzmann, Portland, 503-229-6968.
- For help developing a plan, completing an implementation summary or getting on-site assistance.