Oregon Statutes - Chapter 824 - Railroads - Section 824.082 - Notice of movement of hazardous materials; confidentiality of notice information.

(1) Before transporting hazardous materials into this state or from a railroad terminal located within this state, a railroad shall, as soon as reasonably possible after it has notice of such train movement, provide such notification thereof as the Department of Transportation determines pursuant to ORS 824.086. If the information necessary for the notification is not available before beginning the train movement, or if hazardous materials are added to the train while en route, notification shall be given as soon as the information is available. For the purposes of this subsection, “train movement” does not include a switching or transfer movement.

(2) Except to the extent that the Department of Transportation determines is necessary to provide for the safe transportation of the hazardous materials, the department, an employee of the department and any person receiving information pursuant to this section shall not divulge or make known the information contained in the notification at any time before or during the transportation of the hazardous materials for which the notification is provided. [Formerly 761.380]

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