Oregon Fugitive Emissions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions: 40 CFR 60, 40 CFR 61, 40 CFR 63, Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-238-0060, and OAR 340-244-0220

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Definitions: OAR 340-204-0070 and OAR 340-208-0010

Fugitive particulate emissions:

Nuisance requirements: OAR 340-208-0005 and OAR 340-208-0210

Determining when a nuisance exists: OAR 340-208-0300 and OAR 340-208-0310

Best work practices agreement: OAR 340-208-0320

Medford-Ashland Air Quality Maintenance Area (AQMA) and La Grande Urban Growth Area: OAR 340-240-0180 and OAR 340-240-0360

Lakeview Urban Growth Area: OAR 340-240-0410

Visible emissions: OAR 340-208-0110 and OAR 340-208-0450

Odor: OAR 340-208-0300 to 340-208-0320 and OAR 340-208-0550

Noise: OAR 340-035-0005 to 340-035-0110

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division

Lane Regional Air Protection Authority

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

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 ...

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Oregon Fugitive Emissions Resources

Type Title
Forms Visible Emissions Observation Form (SFN-8441)
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