Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.165 - Ground water contaminants; maximum levels; rules.

(1) Within 90 days after receiving the recommendations of the technical advisory committee under ORS 468B.166, the Environmental Quality Commission shall begin rulemaking to first adopt final rules establishing maximum measurable levels for contaminants in ground water. The commission shall adopt the final rules not later than 180 days after the commission provides notice under ORS 183.335.

(2) The adoption or failure to adopt a rule establishing a maximum measurable level for a contaminant under subsection (1) of this section shall not alone be construed to require the imposition of restrictions on the use of fertilizers under ORS 633.311 to 633.479 and 633.994 or the use of pesticides under ORS chapter 634. [Formerly 468.694; 2001 c.914 §25]

Note: See note under 468B.150.

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