2013 ORS § 466.805¹
Site inspection
  • subpoena or warrant

(1) In order to determine compliance with the provisions of ORS 466.706 (Definitions for ORS 466.706 to 466.882 and 466.994) to 466.882 (Rules) and 466.994 (Civil penalties for violations of underground storage tank regulations) and rules adopted under ORS 466.706 (Definitions for ORS 466.706 to 466.882 and 466.994) to 466.882 (Rules) and 466.994 (Civil penalties for violations of underground storage tank regulations) and to enforce the provisions of ORS 466.706 (Definitions for ORS 466.706 to 466.882 and 466.994) to 466.882 (Rules) and 466.994 (Civil penalties for violations of underground storage tank regulations), any employees of or an authorized and identified representative of the Department of Environmental Quality may:

(a) Enter at reasonable times any establishment or site where an underground storage tank is located;

(b) Inspect and obtain samples of a regulated substance contained in an underground storage tank; and

(c) Conduct an investigation of an underground storage tank, associated equipment, contents or the soil, air or waters of the state surrounding an underground storage tank.

(2) If any person refuses to comply with subsection (1) of this section, the department or a duly authorized and identified representative of the department may obtain a warrant or subpoena to allow such entry, inspection, sampling or copying. [1987 c.539 §30 (enacted in lieu of 468.907)]