APPENDIX

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AGENCY RESOURCES LIST


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WATER PERMITS

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

811 SW 6th, Portland, OR 97204

DEQ - WATER QUALITY DIVISION

(NPDES, WPCF, General)

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits

For discharge of waste water to surface water. Facility plans need to be reviewed prior to construction and includes land use compatibility statement. Depending upon the site specifics, a water quality impact evaluation may have been required.
Facility Types - Commercial, industrial, municipal sewage treatment plants, confined animal feeding lots and mining operations.

Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) Permit
For discharge of all wastewater disposed on land or injected into the ground with no direct discharge to surface waters.
Facility Types - Land irrigation, evapo-transpiration lagoons, industrial seepage pits, confined animal feeding operations, and surface sewage disposal systems for flows over 5,000 gpd. Sometimes a WPCF type discharge is covered in a NPDES permit.

Agriculture related plans are also reviewed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), and manual files are kept with additional data.

General Permit for Several Categories of Minor Discharges
Facility Types
- Confined animal feeding operations (CAFO), portable gold dredges, log ponds, and fish hatcheries. Agricultural related plans are also reviewed by ODA and are in a manual file system.

DEQ - WATER QUALITY DIVISION

Contact: Peg Brady, Data Administrator - Portland Office, 503-229-5788.

Software: Oracle DBMS.

Format: Includes company name; location; hydro code type; facility ID; start date, expiration date; renewal date and modifications; permit (NPDES, WPCF, General); type (industry, domestic, agriculture); category (cooling water, filter backwash, fish hatchery, log pond, boiler blow down, placer mine, suction dredge, CAFO, seafood processor, gravel mine, sewer and pump station, oily stormwater runoff, seasonal food processors and wineries, and petroleum hydrocarbon clean up).

Availablity: Sorts can be done by permit, type, facility category, street address, county/city, zip code, SIC, facility expiration date, region, and stream code (hydrocode).

Limitations: Some data is in GIS format; in the process of acquiring all site data in a GIS format from 1990-1993.

Comments: Does not list violations.


EPA VULNERABILITY STUDY
Compiled to predict groundwater vulnerability on a statewide basis and includes data used to develop groundwater management areas. The major data components being collected are geological, soils and contamination data. Includes data from DEQ sampling sites, OHD Public Water System well locations, and EPA data on major NPDES facilities, along with data collected on the groundwater management areas. Data compilation in progress.

DEQ - WATER QUALITY DIVISION -

Facility Type - Wells, some permitted sites.

Contact: Amy Clark, GIS Coordinator - Portland, 503-229-5370.

Software: ARC-Info (GIS system).

Format: Call for status update.

Availability: Sorts can be done by zip code, SIC, city and county.

Limitations: On-going project collecting data in a GIS format as compiled. Limited by staffing and funding.

Comments: When compiled, it will include facility locations for all sources of contamination, wells statewide, geology, and soils. Proposed to capture Wellhead Protection area data.


UNDERGROUND INJECTION CONTROL (UIC)
Covers five classes of underground injection systems; only Class II and Class V are allowed in Oregon. Class II covers the disposal of drilling or mineral pollutants. Class V deals with storm water runoff, geothermal re-injection or aquifer recharge, commercial and industrial non-hazardous waste disposal (drywells, cesspools), and septic systems. Class V wells are being inventoried and assessed for threats to groundwater. Permitted sites are covered under NPDES or WPCF permits. Allowable wells (Class V) are not permitted.

Facility Types - City, county facilities, commercial and industrial, residential, and mining.


DEQ - WATER QUALITY DIVISION -

Contact: Rene Dulay, UIC Program (Portland, 503-229-5374), or Peg Brady, Data Administrator (Portland, 503-229-5788).

Software: Oracle.

Format: Facility name, ID and UIC number, address, city, county, zip code, township and range, well classification, number of wells, operations status, sites with permits, well casing, well abandonment, compliance/violations, contamination, and inspection log.

Availability: Most data for the Bend/Sisters area and Multnomah County. Call and inquire.

Limitations: Data collected by EPA, may be incomplete.

Comments: Data for Bend area is the most complete inventory.


POINT AND NONPOINT SOURCE GROUNDWATER FILE INDEX
Compiled internally to track projects reviewed related to groundwater concerns. Projects of concern are sent in from the districts and other Divisions of DEQ for review.
Groundwater section was established in 1990, so files are not all inclusive.

Facilities Types - Municipalities, food processors, agriculture chemical companies, RV parks, metal processing, ports, nurseries, storm water, wetlands, lagoons, landfills, sanitary sewers, PWS, schools, golf courses, state parks, food processors, mining, etc.

DEQ - WATER QUALITY DIVISION -

Contact: WQ - Main Reception - Portland, 503-229-5279.

Software: Lotus 1,2,3.

Format: Facility name, county, point or nonpoint project, and alternate names.

Availability: List available by facility or county.

Limitations: Limited to DEQ regulated point and nonpoint source sites of concern associated with other DEQ permits.

Comments: Useful to identify where a file might be kept on known potential contaminant sources (PCS).


HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATORS
For generators of toxic, corrosive, ignitable, reactive, or "listed" hazardous wastes. Includes generators, storage, waste collection, disposal, and treatment. Hazardous waste generators must meet specific federal and state regulations. Hazardous waste disposal sites must be permitted.

Facility Types - Forest products, agriculture experimental stations, airports/rail yards, metals fabrication/manufacturing, pipelines and meter stations, gas stations, military bases, mining, agriculture/chemicals, transportation maintenance/machine shops, electrical and farm co-op, power substation and other utilities, computer related industry, drug enforcement operations, etc.

DEQ - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANUP DIVISION

Contact: Scott Latham, Data Management - Portland, 503-229-5082.

Software: Oracle DBMS.

Format: Business identification number; generator status; generator type (fully regulated, small quantity, and conditionally exempt); waste stream by EPA codes (RCRA); and SIC codes.

Availability: Large and small quantity generator list can be generated by organization, region, individual facility, SIC code, zip code, county, or city. Transporters can only be listed by organization.

Limitations: Not in a GIS format - no data on violations or spills.

Comments: SIC codes are currently being added for each facility in the database.


SOLID WASTE PERMITS
For solid waste disposal operations where garbage, demolition waste, industrial waste, land clearing debris or sludge is stored, received, processed, or land filled. Permit required prior to operation to justify need and establish land use compatibility. Engineering and site plan requirements may apply.

Facility Types - Landfills, military bases, dumps, industrial waste piles, and municipal sewage operations.

DEQ - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANUP DIVISION

Contact: Kelly Scharbrough, Permits - Portland, 503-229-6299; Northwest/Western Regions - Salem, 503-378-8240; Eastern Region - Bend, 541-298-7255.

Software: Oracle.

Format: Facility ID; common name; township and range; DEQ region; county; facility type (landfill, transfer, wood, pulp/paper, demolition, incineration, septage lagoon, sludge, recovery, composting, tire storage, and other); permit number; permit type (regular, closure); date issued/expires; owner; operator; and permittee.

Availability: List available by region, city, facility, facility types, or organization.

Limitations: Does not list violations; not in a GIS format; does not give street address, facility age, information on use of liners, or groundwater monitoring.

Comments: Known problem facilities would appear on the ECSI data base.


UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PERMITS
Statewide listing of facilities which have voluntarily complied with regulations to acquire a permit for their underground storage tanks. DEQ regulates tanks which contain petroleum or listed chemical products, USTs with 10 percent or more of their total volume beneath the ground (including piping), farm or residential motor fuel tanks larger than 1,100 gallons, and regulated substances. Covers existing, decommissioned, retro-fitted, test, and new tanks. Tank servicing and decommissioning requires a license.

Facility Types - Gas stations, fleet operations, markets, garages, airports, railroad yards, nursery, farms, parks, oil distributors, automotive industry, schools, fire district operations, restaurants, marine yards, state police, car wash, food processing, department store, sanitary service, construction, mining, residential, wood industry facilities, etc. (unlimited).

DEQ - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANUP DIVISION

Contact: Steve Paiko, Permit Data - Portland, 503-229-5733.

Software: Oracle.

Format: Facility number, facility name, address, city, zip code, phone number, permittee name, number of tanks, number of permits, tank age, tank contents, number of active, and decommissioned tanks.

Availability: List available by site, owner, city/county, and zip codes.

Limitations: Only lists known owners of tanks; does not list violations, or SIC codes. Limited to regulated tanks. Excludes farm or residential tanks holding less than 1,100 gallons that are used for noncommercial purposes, heating oil tanks, septic tanks, pipeline facilities, bulk facilities, surface impoundments, stormwater or water collection systems, liquid traps, above ground tanks, tanks above the surface in an underground area, machinery tanks, and tanks under 110 gallons - abandoned tanks. Not available in a GIS format.

Comments: Does include data on activity with associated chemical.


LEAKING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS (LUST) AND CLEANUP LIST

A list of regulated tanks (regulated and non-regulated) with known releases. Problems are usually identified when the tanks are decommissioned or upgraded. Contamination of the groundwater and/or soils can occur. A secondary list of LUST with groundwater contamination problems can be asked for. A third list is available that contains information on above ground leaking tanks (i.e., heating oil tanks). When an above ground tank leaks, it then comes under DEQ regulation for clean up. Information is also available on known LUST sites which have since been cleaned up to state and federal standards.

Facility Types - Car wash, gas station, bulk plant, school district bus center, general store, residential, armory, airport, ranger station, city fleet operations, BLM operations, post office, ski operation, yacht club, farms, tire and auto center, city shop, irrigation district, railroad yard, food processor, wood treatment facility, flour mill, water/sewage treatment plant, grocery store distribution facility, trucking operation, swimming pool operation, tire center, logging facility, construction facility, industrial tool facility, tavern, nursery, drilling supply, car rental, garage, feed store, park, heating oil distributor, job core center, pulp and paper mill, car dealer, etc.

DEQ - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANUP DIVISION

Contact: Marcie Murphy - Portland, 503-229-5790.

Software: Oracle.

Format: Site name, address, city, zip code, date spill was reported, clean up start and end dates, and region.

Availability: List available by region, city, facility, and zip codes.

Limitations: Does not list violations; no SIC codes; not in a GIS format; does not include non-regulated tanks until they leak.

Comments: Does include limited data on activity with associated chemical. Sites designated as soil only or unknown may have impacts to groundwater. DEQ encourages file review at the nearest regional office.


ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP SITE INFORMATION SYSTEM (ECSI)
Compiled internally at DEQ for the Waste Management and Cleanup Division (WMC); this list includes all suspected and confirmed release sites statewide. Federal EPA National Priority (NPL) and CERCLA sites have been included, as well as state sites. EPA, NPL, and CERCLA sites compose one-third of total list. A separate list for groundwater contamination can be requested.

Facility Types - Any type of facility or site.

DEQ - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANUP DIVISION

Contact: Daniel Crouse, Data Management - Portland, 503-229-6821; Northwest Region (Janelle Dean) - Portland, 503-229-5741; Western Region (Dena Burian) - Eugene, 541-686-7838 (Ext. 231); Eastern Region (Dan Duso) - Pendleton, 541-278-4612.

Software: Oracle.

Format: Data on site name and alias, site address, region, and EPA identification number.

Availability: List available by site name, county, SIC code, and substance.

Limitations: Has most SIC codes and CAS. EPA sites (320-CERCLIS and 8-NPL) are included. Not available in GIS format.

Comments: Data from this list can be used to obtain detailed information on cleanup status, funding, violations, contaminant media affected, and contaminant levels.


AIR CONTAMINANT DISCHARGE PERMIT
For facilities emitting over 10 tons a year, or a significant source of  toxic air pollution. Requires a ``Notice of Intent''; might be subject to a source review, and other strictures are located in a non-attainment area.

DEQ - AIR QUALITY DIVISION

Contact: Spence Erickson, Technical Services - Portland, 503-229-6458.

Software: Oracle (with some files) only available in hard copy.

Format: Facility ID, and address.

Availability: By SIC code, city/county.

Limitations: Not available in a GIS format.

Comments: None.


Oregon Water Resources Department (WRD)

158 Twelfth St. NE, Salem, OR 97310-0210


WATER RIGHTS
For the use of surface or groundwater site withdrawal for beneficial uses. Format includes location, nearest stream, basin area, owners name, quantity limits, and reservoirs.

STATEWIDE OBSERVATION WELLS
Statewide wells used to monitor water levels. Format includes location, dates sampled, analytical results, pump rate, depth to water, etc. GIS data available for Harney, Malheur, Marion, and Clackamas counties.

WRD - WATER RESOURCES - INFORMATION SERVICES

Contact: Bob Devyldere - Salem, 503-378-8455 (Ext. 325).

Software: ARC-INFO (GIS system).

Format: Varies by data base. All have location to nearest quarter section, township, and range.

Availability: Data available by location, most in GIS format

Limitations: Not all data in a GIS Format yet; older well logs may lack desired data; does not list construction or water quality concerns.

Comments: In the middle of a 3-year process to have all the data up on a GIS system.


WELL INVENTORY
Partial well inventory data set including abandoned and deepened wells by location. Format includes well location, owner, driller, depth to water, depth of well, age, type (PWS), etc.

WRD - WELL INVENTORIES

Contact: Lisa Jewell - Salem, 503-378-8455 (Ext. 304); Mary Riggins - Salem, 503-378-8455 (Ext. 260).

Software: ARC-INFO (GIS system).

Format: Varies by data base. All have location to nearest quarter section, township, and range.

Availability: Data available by location, most in GIS format

Limitations: Not all data in a GIS Format yet; older well logs may lack desired data; does not list construction or water quality concerns.

Comments: None.


Oregon State Fire Marshal (SFM)

4760 Portland Rd., Salem, OR 97305


TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY (TRI) UNDER SARA TITLE 313
Federally mandated inventory of sites associated with potentially hazardous and toxic substances which would need specialized attention should the facility have a fire or spill.

Data is also available from EPA Region 10 in Seattle from Bill Boyne at (206) 553-1676.

Facility Type - Chemical suppliers, handlers, and users.

SFM - TRI DATA

Contact: Bill Brauer, Hazardous Materials - Salem, 503-378-3473 (Ext. 233).

Software: Microsoft Windows and Superbase 4.

Format: Company name, substance and its trade name, quantity of substances, storage type, storage location, and hazardous ingredient in the highest quantity.

Availability: Filed by company name, SIC codes, Mailing address, zip code, city, and county.

Limitations: Chemical reporting threshold is 55 gallons of a liquid substance, 500 pounds of a dry or solid substance, or 200 cubic feet of a compressed or liquefied gas.

Comments: Minimum reporting quantities may be to high for WHP needs. Data is not yet in a computerized data base.


MSDS DATA FILES UNDER SARA TITLE III
Updated yearly through inspections and based upon chemical thresholds.

Facility Types - All.

SFM - SARA TITLE III DATA

Contact: Bill Brauer, Hazardous Materials - Salem, 503-378-3473 (Ext. 233).

Software: None.

Format: Chemical substance, amount of chemical, facility, SIC code.

Availability: Pulled manually by facility name.

Limitations: Threshold reporting quantities (same as above)

Comments: Not yet on a data base - being compiled. Local fire department may also have MSDS records.


INDIVIDUAL COMPANY REPORTING UNDER SARA TITLE 312
Facility Type - All.

SFM - SARA TITLE 312 DATA

Contact: Bill Brauer, Hazardous Materials - Salem, 503-387-3473 (Ext. 233).

Software: None.

Format: Facility name, address, substances, trade names, quantities, storage type and location of storage areas, SIC code, and hazard class.

Availability: Manually pulled.

Limitations: Threshold reporting may be too low for WHP.

Comments: None.


Oregon Emergency Management (OEM)

595 Cottage St. NE, Salem, OR 97310


RELEASE LIST
For discarded pesticides, and substances that are toxic, corrosive ignitable or reactive. May apply to generators, handlers, and those who treat hazardous and solid waste (HSW).

OEM - TOXIC RELEASE DATA

Contact: Larry Raaf, OERS Coordinator - Salem, 503-378-2911 (Ext. 241).

Software: None.

Format: None.

Availability: County, city, type of event, date.

Limitations: None.

Comments: Updated weekly.


Oregon Health Division (OHD)

800 NE Oregon, St. 611, Portland, OR 97232V


PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (PWS)

Statewide list of known PWS who are monitored by OHD for drinking water potability. Available by type (community, noncommunity, non-transient/non-community, and state regulated. Can be sorted by county area.

CONTAMINANT DETECTION
List of PWSs sites which show contamination detections beginning in late 1989. Verification of contamination requires a second set of tests. Once confirmed, OHD can opt to deal with the situation on their own or relay it to DEQ for enforcement. Usually if the PWS is ``abandoned'' or lacking financial capability to mitigate the situation, the project is sent to DEQ. Available by county or PWS. Use PWS classifications to determine what is monitored for.

OHD - DRINKING WATER SECTION

Contact: Patrick Meyer - Portland, 503-731-4821 (Ext. 753).

Software: None.

Format: PWS name, size of population served, contaminant, county, if the contaminant is over the MCL, and the confirmation date.

Availability: Hard copy available of most recent print out. System addresses, wells associated with the system, classification of PWS available.

Limitations: No SIC codes. Some detections have not been confirmed.

Comments: PWS locations are being digitized into a GIS format at DEQ in the Groundwater Section as part of the Vulnerability Study.


Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)

635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97310-0110


FERTILIZER RECORDS
Manufacturers, registrants, sellers or other persons importing fertilizers, agricultural minerals must submit reports to ODA quarterly, on the type and tonnage sold, or delivered in Oregon. Not public records.

PESTICIDE RECORDS
Licensed pesticide operators, public applicators and some commercial applicators are required by Oregon law to prepare records of specific information of pesticide applications. Pesticide dealers are required to keep records of all transactions involving restricted use pesticide products. All records are to be maintained for 3 years. Private pesticide applicators (growers, producers, etc.) must also keep records of any restricted use pesticide applications per USDA regulations for 2 years. All records are open to inspection.

ODA - PLANT DIVISION

Information: Salem, 503-986-4635.


Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)

800 NE Oregon, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232


STATEWIDE GEOLOGIC INFORMATION
Statewide geologic information including geologic maps, thesis and dissertations, and various other geologic information throughout Oregon. Resident geologists in Portland, Baker City, and Grants Pass with geologic data. A complete geologic library is located at the Portland office, as is the Nature of the Northwest Information Center for geologic and topographic maps by the USGS, DOGAMI, and other sources of geologic maps and geologic information such as geologic land uses including mining and oil, gas, and geothermal well drilling activities.

OIL, GAS, AND GEOTHERMAL WELL LOCATIONS AND DATABASE
List of location, depth, date drilled, and other data pertaining to all oil, gas, and geothermal wells drilled in Oregon. Also locations and data of active wells, including production figures and other data for producing natural gas wells, and locations of wells permitted to be drilled. The geothermal wells are those drilled for high temperature resources for the purpose of electrical generation.

STATEWIDE LOCATIONS OF MINING SITES AND DATABASE
A complete database, the Mineral Information Layer for Oregon (MILO), listing the historical locations for mining activities including commodities, years of operation, and other data. Also the location of active mines in the state and permits for future mining locations. A Mined Lands Reclamation Office is located in Albany with statewide mining information.

DOGAMI - GEOLOGIC DATA

Contact: Regional Geology - George Priest, Regional Geologist - Portland, 503-731-4100; Mark Ferns, Regional Geologist - Baker City, 541-523-3133; Tom Wiley, Regional Geologist - Grants Pass, 541-476-2496; Klaus Neuendorf, Geological Librarian - Portland, 503-731-4100; Don Haines, Nature of the Northwest - 503-872-2750.

Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Data - Dan Wermiel, Geologist - Portland, 503-731-4100.

Mining Data - Gary Lynch, MLR Supervisor - Albany, 503-976-2039; Ron Geitgey, Minerals Geologist - Portland, 503-731-4100.

Software: Microsoft Windows, Dbase, Lotus, Map-Info.

Format: Call for information.

Availability: Statewide - Will provide data in format desired by user.

Limitations: Not available in GIS Format; oil and gas database under development.

Comments: None.


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