“Community right to know regulatory program” or “local program” means any law, rule, ordinance, regulation or charter amendment established, enforced or enacted by a local government that requires an employer to collect or report information relating to the use, storage, release, possession or composition of hazardous substances and toxic substances if a primary intent of the law, rule, ordinance, regulation or charter amendment is the public distribution of the information.
Any person operating a facility that is included in one or more of the 21 standard industrial classification categories in Appendix B of the Natural Resources Defense Council v. Train Consent Decree of June 8, 1976 (8 E.R.C. 2120); or
Any person operating a facility designated by the State Fire Marshal.
“Fire district” means any agency having responsibility for providing fire protection services.
“Hazardous substance” means:
Any substance designated as hazardous by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services or by the State Fire Marshal;
Any substance for which a material safety data sheet is required by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services under ORS 654.035 (Scope of rules and orders) and which appears on the list of Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists; or
“Local government” means a city, town, county, regional authority or other political subdivision of this state.
“Person” includes individuals, corporations, associations, firms, partnerships, joint stock companies, public and municipal corporations, political subdivisions, the state and any agency thereof, and the federal government and any agency thereof.