The Energy Facility Siting Council’s rules are set forth in Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 345
. The Council has the authority to adopt, amend or repeal rules by following the rulemaking procedures of the Administrative Procedures Act under Oregon Revised Statutes 183.325 to 183.410. The Act sets out exactly which steps an agency has to follow to adopt rules.
This page contains current and recent rulemakings by the Council. For more information, please contact:
Lee Willeman, Policy Analyst
Oregon Department of Energy
625 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
October 1, 2013
At its Sept. 27, 2013 meeting, the Energy Facility Siting Council adopted new permanent rules to amend EFSC carbon dioxide standards for power plants. The rules went into effect on Sept. 30, 2013.
The permanent rule amendments amend the carbon dioxide offset standards for power plants and provide an alternate means of measuring “actual gross carbon dioxide emissions” for non-base load power plants.
July 22, 2013
July 2, 2013
May 30, 2013
May 15, 2012