Solid Waste Management

ORS 459.061
Upland placement of dredged material

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(1)

For purposes of any rules adopted by the Environmental Quality Commission pursuant to ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) that require a determination that the use of a solid waste is productive, upland placement of dredged material by a port district shall be determined productive. Nothing in this section is intended to affect any other requirement adopted by rule by the commission related to the upland placement of dredged material or other material that is solid waste.

(2)

For purposes of this section, “dredged material” means rock, gravel, sand, silt or other similar material removed from waters of the state, whether saturated or not. [2015 c.494 §2]
Note: 459.061 (Upland placement of dredged material) was added to and made a part of 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of department to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality to regulate disposition of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 459 (1979)


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Jun. 26, 2021