2015 ORS 30.490¹
Definitions for ORS 30.490 to 30.497

As used in ORS 30.490 (Definitions for ORS 30.490 to 30.497) to 30.497 (When limitation on liability not applicable):

(1) "Discharge" means any leakage, seepage or any other release of hazardous material.

(2) "Hazardous material" means:

(a) Hazardous waste as defined in ORS 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385);

(b) Hazardous substances as defined in ORS 453.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.005 to 453.135);

(c) Radioactive waste as defined in ORS 469.300 (Definitions);

(d) Uranium mine overburden or uranium mill tailings, mill wastes or mill by-product materials;

(e) Radioactive substance as defined in ORS 453.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.005 to 453.135);

(f) Any substance designated by the United States Department of Transportation as hazardous pursuant to the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq., P.L. 93-633, as amended; and

(g) Any substance that the Environmental Protection Agency designates as hazardous pursuant to:

(A) The federal Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601 to 2671; or

(B) The federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901 to 6992, P.L. 94-580, as amended.

(3) "Person" means an individual, corporation, association, firm, partnership, joint stock company or state or local government agency. [1985 c.376 §1; 1991 c.480 §9; 2005 c.22 §22]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.