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HB 2007 Retrofit Compliance Rulemaking - April 5, 2021

In 2019, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 2007 - known as the “Clean Diesel Bill" - authorizing the Environmental Quality Commission of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to adopt rules for certification of approved retrofit technologies of diesel engines that power medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks.

The legislation includes prohibitions on registering and titling older diesel engines in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties after specified deadlines, unless they are equipped with retrofit technologies established by the commission or DEQ.

Public Comment: DEQ is asking for public comment on the proposed rules. Anyone can submit comments and questions about this rulemaking. A person can submit comments through email, by regular mail or at the public hearing.

DEQ will only consider comments on the proposed rules that DEQ receives by 4 p.m. on April 27, 2021.

Any person can submit comments by sending an email. Commenters should include “Rulemaking Comment" in the email subject line. Submit emails to HDDR&R2021@deq.state.or.us.

To submit by mail, send comments to:
Oregon DEQ
Attn: Rick Reznic
1240 SE 12th Ave.
Portland, OR. 97214

Public Hearing: DEQ plans to hold a public hearing starting at 5 p.m. on April 26, 2021. The hearing is by webinar and teleconference only. Please register online for the hearing.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For additional information, please visit HB 2007 Retrofit Compliance Rulemaking 2021.



 

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