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Waste Tire 2022

Proposed rule

Rulemaking contact: Brian Stafki, 503-229-5492

DEQ is conducting this rulemaking to update waste tire rules, currently in Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 340, Division 64, with changes from Senate Bill 792 (enrolled in the 2019 Regular Session) and make sure permitting and enforcement standards are consistent with current Oregon fire code and Oregon Department of Transportation practices. DEQ is looking to align and consolidate the permitting standards for waste tire storage sites and waste tire carriers with similar requirements in OAR 340, Divisions 93, 96 and 97.


DEQ is convening an advisory committee to review the technical issues and fiscal impacts related to the proposed rules. In convening this committee, DEQ has appointed members that reflect the range of entities that are both directly and indirectly affected by proposed changes to the rules.


Public involvement

The comment period for this rulemaking closed at 4 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2022.

For more information, see the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which includes the notice, and proposed rules.
DEQ held one public hearing on Sept. 19, 2022.

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EQC action

Meeting has not yet been scheduled.