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. 

Federal rules currently under Oregon review - starting mid-2020

Visit Hazardous Waste Federal Rules Alignment 2021 website for more information

Hazardous Waste Fees 2019 Rulemaking

Visit Hazardous Waste Fees 2019 Rulemaking webpage for more information.

Federal hazardous waste management CFR regulations adopted in Oregon