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Temporary Rulemaking: Climate Protection Program 2022

Adopted temporary rule

Administrative Order No. DEQ-18-2022
Filed and effective: Nov. 18, 2022 through May 16, 2023
See Oregon Bulletin, December 2022

The Department of Environmental Quality adopted a temporary rule for the Climate Protection Program. The purpose of this temporary rule is to clarify exemptions to the covered emissions of natural gas local distribution companies, as described in OAR 340-271-0110(4)(b)(B).

Public meeting

DEQ held a public meeting on Oct. 24, 2022, to present the proposed rule change and provide an opportunity for public comment. 

Public comment

DEQ accepted comments on the proposed rule amendment. DEQ considered comments received by 4 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2022. Written comments are available below. Oral comments provided at the public meeting are included in the meeting recording.

Additional information

Please visit the Climate Protection Program web page.

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EQC action

The Environmental Quality Commission adopted these temporary rules at its meeting on Nov. 17, 2022.