ORS 30.490
Definitions for ORS 30.490 to 30.497

As used in ORS 30.490 (Definitions for ORS 30.490 to 30.497) to 30.497 (When limitation on liability not applicable):


“Discharge” means any leakage, seepage or any other release of hazardous material.


“Hazardous material” means:


Hazardous waste as defined in ORS 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385);


Hazardous substances as defined in ORS 453.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.005 to 453.135);


Radioactive waste as defined in ORS 469.300 (Definitions);


Uranium mine overburden or uranium mill tailings, mill wastes or mill by-product materials;


Radioactive substance as defined in ORS 453.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.005 to 453.135);


Any substance designated by the United States Department of Transportation as hazardous pursuant to the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq., P.L. 93-633, as amended; and


Any substance that the Environmental Protection Agency designates as hazardous pursuant to:


The federal Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601 to 2671; or


The federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901 to 6992, P.L. 94-580, as amended.


“Person” means an individual, corporation, association, firm, partnership, joint stock company or state or local government agency. [1985 c.376 §1; 1991 c.480 §9; 2005 c.22 §22]

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May. 15, 2020