Oregon Statutes - Chapter 466 - Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials II - Section 466.150 - Permit requirements.

Each hazardous waste disposal site permittee under ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992 shall be required to do the following as a condition to holding the permit:

(1) Proceed expeditiously with and complete the project in accordance with the plans and specifications approved therefor pursuant to ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992 and the rules adopted thereunder.

(2) Commence operation, management or supervision of the hazardous waste disposal site on completion of the project and not to permanently discontinue such operation, management or supervision of the site without the approval of the Department of Environmental Quality.

(3) Maintain sufficient liability insurance or equivalent financial assurance in such amounts as determined by the department to be reasonably necessary to protect the environment, and the health, safety and welfare of the people of this state.

(4) Establish emergency procedures and safeguards necessary to prevent accidents and reasonably foreseeable risks.

(5) Restore, to the extent reasonably practicable, the site to its original condition when use of the area is terminated as a site.

(6) Maintain a cash bond or other equivalent financial assurance in the name of the state and in an amount estimated by the department to be sufficient to cover any costs of closing the site, including corrective actions, and monitoring it or providing for its security after closure and to secure performance of permit requirements. The financial assurance shall remain in effect for the duration of the permit and until the end of the post-closure period, except as the assurance may be released or modified by the department.

(7) Report periodically on the volume of material received at the site, the fees collected therefor and waste minimization activities for any hazardous waste generated on the premises.

(8) Maintain other plans and exhibits and take other actions pertaining to the site and its operation as determined by the department to be reasonably necessary to protect the public health, welfare or safety or the environment. [Formerly 459.590; 1987 c.284 §1; 1987 c.540 §11; 1999 c.740 §5]

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