Oregon Statutes - Chapter 466 - Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials II - Section 466.025 - Duties of commission.

In order to carry out the provisions of ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992, the Environmental Quality Commission shall:

(1) Limit the number of facilities disposing of or treating hazardous waste or PCB;

(2) Establish classes of hazardous waste or PCB that may be disposed of or treated;

(3) Designate the location of a facility designed to dispose of or treat hazardous waste or PCB; and

(4) Limit to the extent otherwise allowed by law, the hazardous waste or PCB accepted for treatment or disposal at a facility first to hazardous waste or PCB originating in Oregon, or if the capacity of the facility as established under ORS 466.055 allows, or it is necessary for the commission to receive and maintain state authorization of a hazardous waste regulatory program under P.L. 94-580 and P.L. 98-616, to states that are parties to the Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management as set forth in ORS 469.930. [1985 c.670 §4]

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