Governing Law and Regulations
Accidental Release and Risk Management Program: 40 CFR 68
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oregon has not taken delegation of the risk management program. Facilities required to develop a Risk Management Program and submit a risk management plan (RMP) should follow the federal program.
For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the Risk Management Program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. See the national section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM for more information on the federal program.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 10 will implement the Risk Management Program in Oregon. Within their respective jurisdictions, the DEQ and the LRAPA are responsible for checking that Title V sources have submitted an RMP, as required, and for drafting a Title V operating permit containing the applicable Risk Management Program requirements.