Oregon Statutes - Chapter 453 - Hazardous Substances; Radiation Sources - Section 453.805 - Elimination of radiation source danger; compelling compliance.

(1) Whenever it appears to the Director of Human Services that a radiation source is presenting an imminent and substantial endangerment to the health or safety of persons, the director may, without the necessity of prior administrative procedures or hearing, enter an order requiring the person or persons responsible for the radiation source to immediately take such action as is necessary to eliminate the endangerment. The director shall, if requested, provide a prompt hearing after such order, in accordance with ORS chapter 183, after which the order shall be continued, modified or revoked.

(2) If any person fails to comply with an order issued pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, the circuit court for the county in which the radiation source is located shall compel compliance with the order in the same manner as with an order of that court. [Formerly 453.750]

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