Oregon Statutes - Chapter 465 - Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials I - Section 465.320 - Notice of proposed cleanup action; receipt and consideration of comment; notice of approval.

Except as provided in ORS 465.260 (3), before approval of any remedial action to be undertaken by the Department of Environmental Quality or any other person, or adoption of a certification decision under ORS 465.325, the department shall:

(1) Publish a notice and brief description of the proposed action in a local paper of general circulation and in the Secretary of State’s Bulletin, and make copies of the proposal available to the public.

(2) Provide at least 30 days for submission of written comments regarding the proposed action, and, upon written request by 10 or more persons or by a group having 10 or more members, conduct a public meeting at or near the facility for the purpose of receiving verbal comment regarding the proposed action.

(3) Consider any written or verbal comments before approving the removal or remedial action.

(4) Upon final approval of the remedial action, publish notice, as provided under subsection (1) of this section, and make copies of the approved action available to the public. [Formerly 466.575]

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