For an introduction to emissions inventories and why they matter, please see EPA’s Fact Sheet
. DEQ is currently finalizing a fact sheet specific to our Cleaner Air Oregon program. A facility-specific emissions inventory timeline and associated documents are linked below.
March 4, 2019: DEQ calls ENTEK into the program
June 3, 2019: ENTEK submits Emissions Inventory and Categorically Insignificant Activities Form for DEQ review
- Cover letter for Emissions Inventory submittal
- Emissions inventory: An Emissions Inventory is a list of each toxic air contaminant regulated under the Cleaner Air Oregon rules that a facility emits in a given year. The Emissions Inventory includes the amount of each toxic air contaminant emitted from each individual emissions-producing activity.
- Categorically Insignificant Activities (Form ED601): Categorically Insignificant Activities are activities that are likely to have insignificant emissions that are not part of a facility’s primary production process. Categorically Insignificant Activities are defined in OAR 340-200-0020.
Aug. 8, 2019: DEQ requests supporting Emissions Inventory information
- DEQ’s response letter: DEQ requests supporting information to verify emissions reported in original Emissions Inventory submittal
Sept. 6, 2019: ENTEK provides a revised Emissions Inventory and supplemental information in response to DEQ’s request
Oct. 16, 2019: DEQ and ENTEK meet to discuss Emissions Inventory
Oct. 24, 2019: ENTEK sends DEQ a letter as a follow-up to the Oct. 16, 2019 meeting, including an extension request for responding to the warning letter.
Nov. 5, 2019: ENTEK cover letter submitted along with requested Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) data. Nov. 6, 2019:
DEQ approves an extension request for responding to the warning letter.
Nov. 20, 2019: DEQ visits ENTEK to better understand the facility's activities and emissions.
Nov. 25, 2019: ENTEK requests extension to meet the Corrective Actions in the warning letter.
Nov. 27, 2019: DEQ approves ENTEK's extension request to complete compilation of TCE service components and fugitive emissions by Feb. 7, 2020.
Feb. 7, 2020: ENTEK submits letter and requested TCE service components and fugitive emissions data.
July 10, 2020: DEQ sends ENTEK an Amended Warning Letter with Opportunity to Correct outlining final corrective actions and timelines required for completing Emissions Inventory.
Aug. 7, 2020: ENTEK response to DEQ's amended Warning Letter – Public version.
Jan. 11, 2021: DEQ issues ENTEK a Pre-Enforcement Notice for violations related to failing to meet the Corrective Actions required in the Amended Warning Letter with Opportunity to Correct.
Feb. 3, 2021: DEQ issues ENTEK a Notice of Civil Penalty and Order for violations related to failing to meet the Corrective Actions required in the Amended Warning Letter with Opportunity to Correct.
Feb. 23, 2021: ENTEK requests a contested case hearing to appeal the Notice of Civil Penalty and Order.
Jan. 18, 2022: After reaching a settlement, ENTEK enters a Mutual Agreement and Order to complete Emissions Inventory.
April 20, 2022: DEQ issues letter requiring ENTEK to provide information on previously Exempt Toxics Emissions Units after rule revisions.
June 24, 2022: ENTEK submits a revised Emissions Inventory including activities removed from the Categorically Exempt Toxics Emissions Units list.