Or. Admin. R. 340-013-0015 - Emission Permit Requirements

Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021

(1) No person shall commence or initiate any activity other than emergency or recreational in a wilderness area which causes the emission of air contaminants, water pollutants or noise in excess of the standards set forth in OAR 340-013-0020(1) without first applying for and receiving a permit from the Department.
(2) The permit shall be in addition to and not in lieu of other permit requirements of federal, state or local governments.
(3) Application for the permit shall be made on forms supplied by the Department. The application shall be made no less than 90 days prior to the proposed date of commencing the activity.
(4) An application for a permit may be considered at a public hearing before the Commission or its authorized representative. At least 20 days notice of the hearing shall be provided to the applicant and to any other interested person who has requested notice.
(5) The Commission shall consider the testimony, data and views presented at the public hearing and either approve or disapprove a permit for the proposed activity according to its evaluation of whether the air, water and noise emissions from the activity are consistent with the policy and environmental standards as set forth in OAR 340-013-0005 and 340-013-0020.
(6) Any permit issued for an activity within a wilderness shall be properly conditioned to achieve the policy objectives and environmental standards of OAR 340-013-0005 and 340-013-0020 and may be modified by the Department after a hearing before the Commission or its authorized representative.


Or. Admin. R. 340-013-0015
DEQ 35, f. 2-15-72, ef. 3-1-72; DEQ 4-1993, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-93

Stat. Auth.:ORS 468.020

Stats. Implemented:ORS 468.035 &ORS 468.065

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