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Proposed Rulemaking
Update Oregon’s air quality rules to address federal regulations
The proposed rules would adopt new and amended federal air quality regulations that includes incorporating:
  • New federal standards for boilers and process heaters, stationary internal combustion engines, nitric acid plants, and crude oil and natural gas production, transmission and distribution
  • Newly amended federal standards to implement new federal emission guidelines for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units; and adopting the federal plan for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators
DEQ also requests public comment on the:
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  • State plan to implement the federal Emission Guidelines for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units
  • Delegation request to implement the Federal Plan Requirements for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators.

DEQ received a request from Northwest Pulp and Paper Association and the Oregon Forest Industries Council to extend the public comment period, which had been scheduled to close on Dec. 23, 2013. DEQ is extending the public comment period for this rulemaking until Jan. 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. to provide additional time for comment.
Contact: Jerry Ebersole, 503-229-6974
Public Involvement
Deadline extended to Jan. 10, 2014 by 5 p.m.
Comment to extend deadline:
No advisory committee
Invitation to comment
Proposed rules
New and Amended NESHAPs and NSPSs
State planDelegation request
Environmental Quality Commission action
EQC meeting scheduled Mar. 19-20, 2014
Filed with Secretary of State
Pending EQC action