Hazardous Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency authorizes the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to operate the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste program in Oregon. Oregon must periodically review and adopt new or amended federal rules to retain this authorization. DEQ last updated its rules in July 2017. In that rulemaking, DEQ incorporated by reference most federal rules enacted through June 30, 2015.


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Rules DEQ adopted July 2017


Federal Rules pending Oregon review - starting late 2019

Federal Hazardous Waste Management CFR Regulations adopted in Oregon


Hazardous Waste Oregon Administrative Rules


Hazardous Waste Oregon Revised Statutes