Or. Admin. R. 340-012-0097 - Dry Cleaning Classification of Violations

(1) Class I:
(a) Discharging dry cleaning wastewater to a sanitary sewer, storm sewer, septic system, or boiler into waters of the state;
(b) Failing to have a secondary containment system under and around each dry cleaning machine or each tank or container of stored solvent;
(c) Failing to report a release outside of a containment system of more than one pound of dry cleaning solvent (approximately one cup if perchloroethylene) released in a 24-hour period;
(d) Failing to timely repair the cause of a release within a containment system of dry cleaning solvent;
(e) Failing to immediately clean up a release or repair the cause of a release outside of a containment system of dry cleaning solvents or waste water contaminated with solvent;
(f) Illegally treating or disposing of hazardous waste generated at a dry cleaning facility;
(g) Transporting, delivering or designating on a manifest, delivery of hazardous waste generated at a dry cleaning facility to a destination facility not authorized or permitted to manage hazardous waste;
(h) Failing to use closed, direct-coupled delivery, by a person delivering perchloroethylene to a dry cleaning facility; or
(i) Failing to have closed, direct-coupled delivery for perchloroethylene, by a dry cleaning operator.
(2) Class II:
(a) Failing to place or store hazardous waste generated at a dry cleaning facility in properly labeled and closed containers;
(b) Accumulating hazardous waste beyond the specified accumulation time period;
(c) Failing, by a dry cleaning owner or operator, to prominently post the Oregon Emergency Response System telephone number so the number is immediately available to all employees of the dry cleaning facility;
(d) Failing to immediately clean up a release within a containment system of dry cleaning solvent or hazardous waste;
(e) Failing to remove all dry cleaning solvent or solvent containing residue or to disconnect utilities from the dry cleaning machine within 45 days of the last day of dry cleaning machine operations; or
(f) Failing to timely submit an annual report to DEQ, by a dry cleaning owner or operator.
(3) Class III: Failing to notify DEQ of change of ownership or operator or closure at a dry cleaning business or dry cleaning store.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 340-012-0097
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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 466.070 - 466.080, 466.625 & 468.020

Stats. Implemented: ORS 466.635 - 466.680, 466.990, 466.994 & 468.090 - 468.140

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