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 - adopted
Administrative Order No. DEQ-14-2022
Filed and effective: Aug. 16, 2022
See Oregon Bulletin, September 2022
DEQ also adopted a fee increase for invoice year 2023. The increase for 2023 is an additional 3 percent based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics September 2021 consumer price index for the period September 2019 to August 2020. The Environmental Quality Commission delegated authority to adopt the phase two fee increase to the DEQ Director at its Feb. 4, 2022, meeting. The proposed rules were adopted by the DEQ Director on Aug. 15 2022.