Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.095 - Use of sludge on agricultural, horticultural or silvicultural land; rules.

The Environmental Quality Commission shall adopt by rule requirements for the use of sludge on agricultural, horticultural or silvicultural land including, but not limited to:

(1) Procedure and criteria for selecting sludge application sites, including providing the opportunity for public comment and public hearing;

(2) Requirements for sludge treatment and processing before sludge is applied;

(3) Methods and minimum frequency for analyzing sludge and soil to which sludge is applied;

(4) Records that a sludge applicator must keep;

(5) Restrictions on public access to and cropping of land on which sludge has been applied; and

(6) Any other requirement necessary to protect surface water, ground water, public health and soil productivity from any adverse effects resulting from sludge application. [Formerly 468.778]

Note: 468B.095 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 468B or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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