Governing Law and Regulations
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division
Lane Regional Air Pollution Agency (LRAPA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oregon is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer its own air emissions permit program. The state program, which received full approval from EPA, mirrors the federal Title V program, including the establishment of permitting thresholds for greenhouse gases. See the national section TITLE V for additional information.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Air Quality Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's Title V operating permit program. LRAPA is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the air emissions permit programs within its jurisdiction.
NON-TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS
OAR 340-216-0010 to 340-216-0094
Oregon uses the same permitting process for both construction and operating permits. An air contaminant discharge permit (ACDP) must be obtained from DEQ before construction, installation, modification, or operation of any air contaminant source. Refer to the state ...