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Hazardous Waste

Organization Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/hw/index.htm
Geographic Scope Oregon
Issue Hazardous Waste & Materials, Material Conservation/Waste Minimization, Pollution Prevention
Sector All
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, General Information, Technical Assistance
Description Proper hazardous waste management is an integral part of protecting Oregon's land, air, and water systems. The DEQ strives to enforce existing environmental regulations; identify management strategies that emphasize sound science and engineering; and work in partnerships with private industry and governmental groups to provide assistance and regulatory flexibility, while at the same time reducing pollution.

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