2011 ORS § 825.258¹
Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB
  • civil penalty

(1) The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules that conform to any applicable federal rules setting standards for the safe transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB. The rules shall be applicable to any person who transports, or causes to be transported, any hazardous material.

(2) The authority granted under this section:

(a) Is in addition to any other authority granted the department.

(b) Does not supersede the authority of the Energy Facility Siting Council to regulate the transportation of radioactive materials under ORS 469.550 (Order for halt of plant operations or activities with radioactive material), 469.563 (Court orders for enforcement), 469.603 (Intent to regulate transportation of radioactive material) to 469.619 (State Department of Energy to make federal regulations available) and 469.992 (Civil penalties).

(3) In addition to any other penalty for violation of a rule adopted under this section, the department, after hearing, may impose a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for violation of a rule adopted under this section. Each day of noncompliance with a rule is a separate violation. [Formerly 767.457 [bad link]]