Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

01/12/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/12/2018 17:02

DEQ accepting public comments on underground storage tank rules

Portland, OR-The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is accepting public comments on a proposed rulemaking for the underground storage tank program. The rulemaking would update testing and inspection requirements, update standards for tanks and revise annual tank fees, among other things.

Under this rulemaking, DEQ would approve rule amendments to divisions 150 and 151 under Oregon Administrative Rule 340.

Public Participation

DEQ will accept public comments on this proposed rulemaking until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. You may submit comments electronically at the website for this rulemaking: http://www.oregon.gov/deq/Regulations/rulemaking/P...

DEQ will hold a public hearing on this proposed rulemaking:

2:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
DEQ Headquarters - Room 1101
700 NE Multnomah St.
Portland, OR 97232

People can also participate in the hearing by telephone. The teleconference phone number is 888-363-4734, and the participant ID for the phone conference is 1910322. Instructions on how to join the teleconference are online here: http://www.deq.state.or.us/regulations/docs/partic...

To view copies of the notice documents, learn more about this rulemaking, and how to submit comments, you can view the rulemaking web page: http://www.oregon.gov/deq/Regulations/rulemaking/P...

Matthew Van Sickle, Public Affairs, DEQ, 503-229-6044, [email protected]