ORS 459.112¹
  • fee for disposal of solid waste generated outside region

(1) The Legislative Assembly finds:

(a) Solid waste management is a regional concern;

(b) Management of solid waste among the states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington and those counties in California and Nevada that share a common border with Oregon is interconnected and decisions related to solid waste management in one state can affect solid waste management in the other two states;

(c) It is appropriate that solid waste be managed on a regional basis; and

(d) It is not Oregon’s responsibility to manage solid waste for states outside the region.

(2) Therefore, the Legislative Assembly finds it is appropriate that Oregon impose a fee for the disposal of solid waste in Oregon that was generated outside the region in order to:

(a) Compensate Oregon for managing solid waste for states outside the region; and

(b) Assure that the disposal of solid waste in Oregon is not less expensive for a state outside the region than for the state to dispose of the solid waste within the state. [1991 c.765 §3]

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)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459—Solid Waste Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors459.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 459, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­459ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information