ORS 459.255
Suspension or revocation of permits


A permit may be suspended or revoked at any time if the Department of Environmental Quality determines that the disposal site or the solid waste management facilities located on the disposal site are being operated in violation of ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.105 (Regulations on use of disposal sites) and 459.205 (Permit required) to 459.385 (Entry upon private premises authorized) or rules of the Environmental Quality Commission adopted pursuant thereto.


The procedures for denial, suspension, modification of a condition or variance, revocation or refusal to renew a permit shall be those specified for a contested case in ORS chapter 183. [1971 c.648 §11; 1973 c.835 §143; 1993 c.560 §29]
§§ 459.205 to 459.265

Notes of Decisions

It was proper for Department of Environmental Quality to consider water pollution statutes in ORS chapter 468 while acting on solid waste disposal permit application. Land Reclamation, Inc. v. DEQ, 55 Or App 996, 640 P2d 699 (1982), Sup Ct review denied

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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