OAR 632-037-0125
Fish and Wildlife Standards

The Department shall require a mining operation to comply with protection standards for fish and wildlife consistent with policies of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, including:


Protective measures to maintain an objective of zero wildlife mortality.


All chemical processing solutions and associated wastewater must be covered or contained to preclude access by wildlife, or maintained in a condition that is not harmful to wildlife.


Onsite and offsite mitigation ensuring there is no overall net loss of habitat value.


No loss of existing critical habitat of any state or federally listed threatened or endangered fish or wildlife species.


Any other standard adopted by rule by the Department of Fish and Wildlife applicable to a mining operation.

Source: Rule 632-037-0125 — Fish and Wildlife Standards, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=632-037-0125.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 632-037-0125’s source at or​.us