ORS 459.325
Duties of regional disposal site advisory committee

The duties of the local citizens advisory committee established under ORS 459.320 (Regional disposal site advisory committee) shall include but need not be limited to:


Reviewing with the permittee, the regional disposal site including but not limited to siting, operation, closure and long-term monitoring of the regional disposal site; and


Providing a forum for citizen comments, questions and concerns about the regional disposal site and promoting a dialogue between the community in which the regional disposal site is to be located and the owner or operator of the regional disposal site. The committee shall prepare an annual written report summarizing the local citizens’ concerns and the manner in which the owner or operator is addressing those concerns. The report shall be considered by the Department of Environmental Quality in issuing and renewing a solid waste permit under ORS 459.245 (Issuance of permits). [1987 c.876 §11]
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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