For the purposes of OAR chapter 330, division 170 the
definitions in ORS 315.141 apply and in addition
the following definitions shall apply:
(1) "Applicant" means an individual or a
legal entity (including but not limited to any domestic or foreign corporation,
trust, partnership, cooperative, or limited liability company), but does not
include a nonprofit organization or a government entity, applying for the tax
credit under ORS 315.141 and
(2) "Certificate" means a document issued by
the department representing the right to claim a tax credit described in ORS
315.141 for the amount described
on the certificate.
means biomass produced into a densified, carbon rich product used in filters,
as an absorbent, soil amendment, or a fuel marketed for cooking purposes and
not including biofuels produced by torrefaction.
(4) "Department" means the Oregon Department
(5) "Director" means
the Director of the department.
(6) "Dry ton" means the amount of biomass
that would weigh 2,000 pounds at zero percent moisture content.
(7) "Firewood" as used in this rule means
whole or split pieces of wood that are in a form commonly used for burning in
campfires, stoves, or fireplaces.
(8) "Manure" means feces and urine of
domestic livestock as excreted.
(9) "Oil Seed Crops" means canola, camelina,
soybean, sunflower, safflower, mustard, and flaxseed grown for use as a
"Rendering Offal" means the waste or by-products of a rendering process.
(11) "Slash" means material from
trees and woody plants, including limbs, tops, needles, leaves and other woody
parts, grown in a forest, woodland, farm, rangeland or wildland-urban interface
environment and collected at the harvest site.
(12) "Used Cooking Oil" means waste vegetable
oil from food preparation.
"Vegetative Biomass from Agricultural Crops" means residual material derived
from crop production and crops grown solely to be used for energy, but does not
include food processing residuals.
(14) "Virgin Oil" means un-used oil that has
been extracted from an agricultural crop.
(15) "Waste Grease" means waste vegetable
oil, animal fat, or organic grease from food preparation that is recovered from
a grease trap, grease interceptor, grease recovery or similar device.
(16) "Wastewater Biosolids" means
solids derived from primary, secondary, or advanced treatment of domestic
wastewater which have been treated through one or more controlled processes
that significantly reduce pathogens and reduce volatile solids or chemically
stabilize solids to the extent that they do not attract vectors. This term
refers to domestic wastewater treatment facility solids that have undergone
adequate treatment to permit their land application. This term has the same
meaning as the term "sludge" in ORS
(17) "Yard Debris" is defined in ORS