Protecting Oregon's Environment
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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Land Quality 

Hazardous Waste

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Hazardous Waste

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is authorized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency to regulate hazardous waste in Oregon. Proper hazardous waste management is an integral part of protecting Oregon's land, air, and water systems. The DEQ strives to enforce existing environmental regulations; identify management strategies that emphasize sound science and engineering; and work in partnerships with private industry and governmental groups to provide assistance and regulatory flexibility, while at the same time reducing pollution.

The information in this section is for businesses and other organizations that produce and manage hazardous waste. The material does not apply to wastes produced by households.

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Hazardous waste topics of interest

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For more information about DEQ's Land Quality programs, visit the DEQ contact page.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 811 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR 97204-1390
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900  FAX: 503-229-6124

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is a regulatory agency authorized to protect Oregon's environment by
the State of Oregon and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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