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Administrative Order No.: DEQ 16-2021Filed and effective: Oct. 4, 2021See Oregon Bulletin, November 2021
Rulemaking contact: Heather Kuoppamaki, 503-407-7596
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality conducted the Landfill Gas Emissions Reduction 2021 Rulemaking to address the effects of climate change and in partial response to Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-04. The Executive Order directs the Environmental Quality Commission and DEQ to take actions necessary to reduce methane gas emissions from landfills.
The adopted rules:
Align Oregon’s landfill gas emission rules with the most stringent requirements of adjacent states and federal government
Define regulatory applicability and program requirements
Reduce methane emissions from landfills
Meeting 3: April 16, 2021
Draft Fiscal Impact Statement
Draft Rules: Edits Highlighted
Meeting 2: Feb. 25, 2021
Tables and Figures: Potential Applicability
Rule compilation summary
Meeting 1: Jan. 19, 2021
Landfill Gas Primer
Rule Comparison Document
The comment period for this rulemaking closed on July 30, 2021 at 4 p.m.
For more information, see the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Draft Rules, which includes the notice, proposed rules and supporting documents.
A public hearing was held on July 26, 2021.
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The Environmental Quality Commission adopted these rules at its Oct. 1, 2021 meeting.
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