Air contaminant discharge permits (ACDPs): Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-216-0010 to 340-216-0094
Major source construction permits: OAR 340-224-0010 to 340-224-0100
Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): 40 CFR 52.1977 and OAR 340-224-0050
Nonattainment areas: 40 CFR 81.338 and OAR 340-204-0030
Definitions: OAR 340-200-0020
Permitting requirements: OAR 340-224-0050
Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 40 CFR 52.1977, 40 CFR 52.1987, and OAR 340-224-0070
Class I areas: 40 CFR 81.425 and OAR 340-204-0050
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: OAR 340-224-0010(5) and OAR 340-224-0010(6)
Permitting requirements: OAR 340-224-0070
Maintenance areas: OAR 340-224-0060
Fugitive emissions: OAR 340-224-0100
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. Oregon requires new and modified sources of air pollution to be permitted. An air contaminant discharge permit (ACDP) must be obtained from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) before construction, installation, or operation of any air contaminant source. New major sources or modifications to existing major sources must comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) depending on the attainment status of the area where the source is located and the type and quantity of air pollutants emitted.
Oregon currently has several counties that are in nonattainment with one or more of the ...