2007 ORS 466.630¹
Commission designation of substance as hazardous material

(1) By rule, the Environmental Quality Commission may designate as a hazardous material any element, compound, mixture, solution or substance which when spilled or released into the air or into or on any land or waters of the state may present a substantial danger to the public health, safety, welfare or the environment.

(2) Before designating a substance as hazardous material, the commission must find that the hazardous material, because of its quantity, concentration or physical or chemical characteristics may pose a present or future hazard to human health, safety, welfare or the environment when spilled or released. [1985 c.733 §6]

Chapter 466

Law Review Cita­tions

29 WLR 297 (1993)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 466—Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials II, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­466.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 466, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­466ano.­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.