Or. Admin. R. 340-012-0072 - Used Oil Management Classification of Violations

(1) Class I:
(a) Using used oil as a dust suppressant, pesticide, or otherwise spreading used oil directly in the environment;
(b) Burning a used oil mixture where the used oil mixture has less than 5,000 Btu/pound;
(c) Offering for sale used oil as specification used oil fuel when the used oil does not meet used oil fuel specifications;
(d) Selling off-specification used oil fuel to a facility not meeting the definition of an industrial boiler or furnace;
(e) Burning off-specification used oil in a device that does not meet the definition of an industrial boiler or furnace and is not otherwise exempt;
(f) Failing to make an on-specification used oil fuel determination when required, by a used oil generator, transporter, burner or processor;
(g) Storing or managing used oil in a surface impoundment;
(h) Failing to determine whether used oil exceeds the permissible halogen content, by a used oil transporter, burner or processor;
(i) Failing to perform required closure on a used oil tank or container, by a used oil processor or re-refiner;
(j) Failing to maintain required secondary containment at a used oil transfer facility or by a processor, burner, or marketer of used oil; or
(k) Failing to immediately clean up spills or releases or threatened spills or releases of used oil, by any person having ownership or control over the used oil.
(2) Class II:
(a) Failing to obtain a one-time written notification from a burner before shipping off-specification used oil fuel, by a used oil generator, transporter, processor or re-refiner;
(b) Failing to develop, follow and maintain records of a written waste analysis plan, by a used oil processor;
(c) Failing to close or cover a used oil tank or container;
(d) Failing to timely submit annual used oil handling reports, by a used oil processor;
(e) Failing to label each container or tank used for the accumulation or storage of used oil on site, unless otherwise classified;
(f) Failing to keep a written operating record at the facility, by a used oil processor;
(g) Failing to prepare and maintain an up-to-date preparedness and prevention plan, by a used oil processor; or
(h) Transporting, processing, re-refining, burning or marketing used oil without first obtaining an EPA ID number.
(3) Class III:
(a) Failing to label one container or tank in which used oil was accumulated on site, if five or more tanks or containers are present;
(b) Failing to label up to two containers used for the accumulation or storage of used oil on site; or
(c) Failing to label a tank having less than 100 gallon capacity when used for the accumulation or storage of used oil on site.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 340-012-0072
DEQ 33-1990, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-90; DEQ 21-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-11-92; DEQ 19-1998, f. & cert. ef. 10-12-98; DEQ 4-2005, f. 5-13-05, cert. ef. 6-1-05; DEQ 4-2006, f. 3-29-06, cert. ef. 3-31-06; DEQ 1-2014, f. & cert. ef. 1-6-14; DEQ 13-2019, amend filed 05/16/2019, effective 5/16/2019

Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 459.995, 468.020, 459A.590, 459A.595 & 468.996

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 459A.580 - 459A.585, 459A.590 & 468.090 - 468.140

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