Rulemaking contact: Donald Hendrix, 503-875-5555
DEQ proposes the Environmental Quality Commission approve 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 proposed rules would increase fees in two phases. This approach would save administrative costs by holding a single public notice and comment period for two rulemakings. The proposed 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. The proposed fee increase for invoice year 2023 is an additional 2.03 percent.