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Portland, OR—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is holding an upcoming advisory committee meeting as part of an asbestos-related rulemaking process. The rulemaking provides stakeholders and DEQ with an opportunity to evaluate and clarify regulations and standards for asbestos-related activities, where a potential for exposure to asbestos fibers exists. This process will engage a variety of stakeholders and public representatives to evaluate and provide policy recommendations, as necessary.

The meeting of the advisory committee is:
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oregon OSHA Training Center, Durham Plaza
16760 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Suite 200, Tigard, OR 97224


A dial-in option is also available:
Meeting Call-In Number: 888-278-0296
Participant Code: 8040259

The public may attend, but is not entitled to participate in advisory committee meetings. Later in this rulemaking proceeding DEQ will invite public comments on and will hold a public hearing about the proposed rules. At that time any member of the public may submit comments and participate in the public hearing.

To learn more about this rulemaking, please visit:

Michelle Martin, Operations and Policy Analyst, DEQ, 503-229-5103,
Matthew Van Sickle, Public Information Officer, DEQ, 503-229-6044


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