Rulemaking contact: Donald Hendrix, 503-875-5555
Phase One - Adopted
Administrative Order No. DEQ-10-2021
Filed and effective: July 23, 2021
See Oregon Bulletin, August 2021
The Environmental Quality Commission approved new proposed rules to increase Title V permit fees for 2022 and 2023 by the change in the consumer price index as authorized by the federal Clean Air Act and state law, including the:
The adopted fee increase effective for invoice year 2022 is 1.46 percent based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics September 2020 consumer price index for the period September 2019 to August 2020.
Phase Two - Proposed
DEQ also proposes a fee increase for invoice year 2023. The current proposed increase for 2023 is an additional 2.03 percent but will be based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics September 2021 consumer price index for the period September 2019 to August 2020.. DEQ plans on presenting the proposed rules to the Environmental Quality Commission sometime after September 2021.