2013 ORS § 468B.217¹
Memorandum of understanding with Department of Agriculture

(1) The Environmental Quality Commission and the State Department of Agriculture shall enter into a memorandum of understanding providing for the State Department of Agriculture to operate a program for the prevention and control of water pollution from a confined animal feeding operation.

(2) Subject to the terms of the memorandum of understanding required by subsection (1) of this section, the State Department of Agriculture:

(a) May perform any function of the Environmental Quality Commission or the Department of Environmental Quality relating to the control and prevention of water pollution from a confined animal feeding operation.

(b) May enter onto and inspect, at any reasonable time, a confined animal feeding operation or appurtenant land for the purpose of investigating a source of water pollution or to ascertain compliance with a statute, rule, standard or permit condition relating to the control or prevention of water pollution from the operation. The State Department of Agriculture shall have access to a pertinent record of a confined animal feeding operation including but not limited to a blueprint, design drawing and specification, maintenance record or log, or an operating rule, procedure or plan. [1993 c.567 §2; 2003 c.14 §304]