Or. Admin. R. 345-050-0050 - Definitions

The definitions set out in ORS 469.300 apply in interpreting these standards, unless the context requires otherwise or unless a term is specifically defined in this rule. Additional definitions are:

(1) "Area" means all locations adjacent to a facility determined by the Council to be directly affected by a force of nature to the eventual detriment of site integrity.
(2) "500-year flood plain" means the extent of a 500-year flood.
(3) "Active fault" means a fracture along which rocks or soil on one side have been displaced with respect to rocks or soil on the other side in Holocene time (i.e., the most recent epoch of the Quaternary period, extending from the end of Pleistocene to the present). "Active fault zone" means an area of one or more active faults.
(4) "Mass movement" means ground surface instabilities that result in land sliding, flow, creep or any other instabilities found by the Council to threaten the integrity of the facility.
(5) "Director" means the Director of the Oregon Department of Energy.


Or. Admin. R. 345-050-0050
EFSC 9-1981, f. & ef. 12-28-81; EFSC 1-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-8-89; EFSC 4-1995, f. & cert. ef. 11-28-95; EFSC 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 3-5-99; EFSC 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 5-15-07

Stat. Auth.: ORS 469.470

Stats. Implemented: ORS 469.525

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