General powers and duties of department
Subject to policy direction by the Environmental Quality Commission, the Department of Environmental Quality:
(1) Shall promote and coordinate research, studies and demonstration projects on improved methods and techniques in all phases of solid waste management.
(2) May apply to and receive funds from the federal government and from public and private agencies to carry out studies, research and demonstration projects in the field of solid waste management.
(3) May enter into agreements with the federal government, state agencies, local government units and private persons to carry out ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.105 (Regulations on use of disposal sites), 459.118 (Study of transportation routes and modes of transportation for transport of out-of-region solid waste), 459.121 (Legislative committee hearing on transportation study) and 459.205 (Permit required) to 459.385 (Entry upon private premises authorized). [1971 c.648 §4; 1973 c.835 §136; 1993 c.560 §5]
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