Or. Admin. R. 340-140-0010 - Authority, Purpose, and Scope

Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021

(1) These rules are promulgated in accordance with and under the authority of ORS 475.405 through 475.495.
(2) The purpose of these rules is to establish the policies of the Department of Environmental Quality when responding to a request made by a law enforcement agency for assistance with the cleanup of hazardous materials and chemicals related to the production of illegal drugs.
(3) These rules establish relationships and responsibilities relative to:
(a) The Department's role in drug lab waste management;
(b) The assisted law enforcement agency's role in drug lab waste management;
(c) The taking of representative samples, and/or packaging, of materials needed for evidence;
(d) The documentation of waste management and site contamination;
(e) The role of the Department in the recovery of funds from responsible parties;
(f) The disposition of those materials managed by the Department as a result of the assistance provided that are not disposed as waste.


Or. Admin. R. 340-140-0010
DEQ 25-1990(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-6-90; DEQ 47-1990, f. & cert. ef. 12-26-90; DEQ 4-1992, f. & cert. ef. 2-20-92

Stat. Auth.: ORS 475.405 -ORS 475.495

Stats. Implemented:ORS 475.435

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