OAR 635-420-0070
Wildlife Injury and Mortality Reporting


The permittee is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the protection measures described in the wildlife protection plan on an ongoing and constant basis throughout the lifetime of the chemical process mine, including periods of temporary and seasonal closure.


The permittee shall maintain a record of all wildlife injury and mortality that occurs in association with the chemical process mine. This record shall include a photographic record of injury and mortality using a standard protocol approved by the Department.


The permittee shall submit a report of wildlife injury and mortality to the designated Department representative on the Project Coordinating Committee and the Technical Review Team on a quarterly basis starting from the date of issuance of the permit. The report shall be submitted on forms provided by the Department. If no injury or mortality occurs, the report must so state. The Department may require more frequent reporting pending correction of any condition or practice existing at a chemical process mine which is or can reasonably be expected to be harmful to wildlife, or any violation of any requirement of OAR 635-420-0000 (Purpose) through 635-420-0110 (Certification of Self-Sustaining Ecosystem), or any permit condition designed to protect wildlife.


The permittee shall report the following wildlife injuries or mortalities by telephone to the designated Department representative on the Technical Review Team by the beginning of the next working day following their occurrence or observation:


Injuries or mortalities which may be associated with exposure to chemical processing solutions or associated wastewater;


Injuries or mortalities which may be associated with wildlife protective measures;


Injuries or mortalities of state or federally listed threatened or endangered species or state sensitive species.

Source: Rule 635-420-0070 — Wildlife Injury and Mortality Reporting, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=635-420-0070.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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