Oregon: Department of Environmental Quality Amends Regulations to Chapter 340

In the May 1, 2022 edition of the Oregon Bulletin, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) amended its regulations to Chapter 340 to conform to corrections made to the federal standards incorporated by reference from 40 CFR Part 60 (New Source Performance Standards), and 40 CFR Parts 61 (National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants) and 63 (National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories). Chapter 340 changes include clauses for exceptions to the definitions. This rule went into effect April 7, 2022.

The changes to Chapter 340 include:

NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  • Definitions (340-238-0040) – Added “Except as provided in OAR 340-238-0060″ to applicability
  • Federal Regulations Adopted by Reference (340-238-0060) – Added “The definitions in OAR 340-200-0020 and 340-238-0040 do not apply to the Subparts of 40 C.F.R. Part 60 incorporated by reference in this rule, except for the definition of ‘C.F.R.’ in OAR 340-238-0040. ” to (2).
  • Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (340-238-0100) – Added hyphens were needed.

 

OREGON FEDERAL HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT PROGRAM

  • General Provisions for Stationary Sources: Definitions (340-244-0030) – Added “Except as provided in OAR 340-244-0220” to applicability.
  • Emission Standards: Federal Regulations Adopted by Reference (340-244-0220) – Added “The definitions in OAR 340-200-0020 and 340-244-0030 do not apply to the Subparts of 40 C.F.R. Parts 61 and 63 incorporated by reference in this rule, except for the definition of ‘C.F.R.’ in OAR 340-244-0030.”to (2).
Sources:Department of Environmental Quality, Federal Definitions Corrections, Chapter 340, Oregon Bulletin, (May 2022) https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/displayBulletin.action;JSESSIONID_OARD=jo7dey-Mik8npyioUwhPYFHLlfmDxycNi_TazxJCdx2-JmbtU4wT!-1156552039?bulltnRsn=911