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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive particulate and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, have been adopted and incorporated by reference into the Oregon regulations. In addition, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has established requirements for controlling fugitive particulate matter, visible emissions, odor, and noise.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Air Quality Division administers and enforces the federal and state regulations for fugitive emissions, visible emissions, and odor. The DEQ no ...