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Greenhouse Gas Rules Update 2018

Adopted rule

Rule contact: Elizabeth Elbel
Administrative Order No. DEQ 5-2019
Filed and effective: Jan. 24, 2019
See February 2019 Oregon Bulletin
On Jan. 24, 2019, Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission adopted rule amendments to its Greenhouse gas reporting rules in division 215 that:
  • Clarified language and terms in the rule.
  • Updated the reference to the federal greenhouse gas reporting rule quantification methodology for use when reporting greenhouse gases from sources with air quality permits.
  • Provided the program with clear investigative authority to collect information from all entities required to report for the purposes of assessing applicability, verifying or investigating either actual or suspected sources of greenhouse gas emissions or to ascertain compliance or noncompliance with rules in this division.

Public involvement

Public comment closed at 4 p.m., Nov. 30, 2018.

View the public notice package

Includes invitation to comment, notice, proposed rules, and any supporting documents  

Public hearing

A public hearing was held on Nov. 28, 2018.

EQC Action

The Environmental Quality Commission adopted these rules at its meeting on Jan. 24, 2019.