As used in ORS 465.550 and 465.555:
(1) “Chemical agents” means:
(a) Blister agents, such as mustard gas;
(b) Nerve agents, such as sarin and VX;
(c) Residues from demilitarization, treatment and testing of blister agents; and
(d) Residues from demilitarization, treatment and testing of nerve agents.
(2) “Major recovery action” means a recovery action that will take more than one year to complete and that will employ 200 or more individuals.
(3) “Major remedial action” means a remedial action that will take more than one year to complete and that will employ 200 or more individuals.
(4) “Owner” means a person or the State of Oregon, the United States of America or any agency, department or political subdivision thereof that owns, possesses or controls property upon which a remedial or recovery action involving stored chemical agents is conducted.
(5) “Recovery action” means any activity designed to mitigate the effects of an unintended release of chemical agents into the air, water or soil of this state.
(6) “Remedial action” means any activity intended to prevent the release of chemical agents into the air, water or soil of this state. “Remedial action” includes controlled destruction of chemical agents. [1997 c.554 §1]
Note: 465.550 and 465.555 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 465 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 465.531 465.533 465.535 465.536 465.537 465.540 465.543 465.545 465.546 465.548 465.550 465.555 465.900 465.990 465.992 Next
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