Or. Admin. R. 340-264-0020 - Policy

In order to restore and maintain the quality of the air resources of the state in a condition as free from air pollution as is practicable, consistent with the overall public welfare of the state, it is the policy of the EQC:

(1) To eliminate open burning disposal practices where alternative disposal methods are feasible and practicable;
(2) To encourage the development of alternative disposal methods;
(3) To emphasize resource recovery;
(4) To regulate specified types of open burning;
(5) To encourage utilization of the highest and best practicable burning methods to minimize emissions where other disposal practices are not feasible; and
(6) To require specific programs and timetables for compliance with this division.

NOTE: This rule is included in the State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan that EQC adopted under OAR 340-200-0040.


Or. Admin. R. 340-264-0020
DEQ 123, f. & ef. 10-20-76; DEQ 27-1981, f. & ef. 9-8-81; DEQ 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-93; DEQ 14-1999, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-99, Renumbered from 340-023-0025; DEQ 7-2015, f. & cert. ef. 4/16/2015

Stat. Auth.: ORS 468.020 & 468A.025

Stats. Implemented: ORS 468A.025, 468A.035 & 468A.460 - 468A.515

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