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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) rely upon local air quality stakeholders in developing key aspects of air quality plans to assure that community needs are met. Feedback from the public is a crucial part of plan development.
DEQ and LRAPA are proposing to revise LRAPA Title 47: Open (Outdoor) Burning rules in an effort to meet or maintain federal air quality standards for fine particulate matter and to improve the general air quality of Lane County. The proposed rules would:
Who is affected? Anyone wishing to conduct outdoor burning in Lane County.
LOCATION: LRAPA Meeting Room
1010 Main Street
Springfield, Oregon 97477
DATE: Thursday, September 14, 2017
TIME: 12:30 P.M.
A hearing on the proposed adoption and rulemaking will be held at 12:30 P.M. September 14, 2017, in the LRAPA Conference Room. The public is encouraged to comment on the proposed rule amendments. Comments submitted prior to the hearing date must be submitted in writing and must be received by LRAPA by Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Comments submitted at the hearing must be presented orally by the commenter. If LRAPA Board adopts this rulemaking, the plan and rules will be presented to the Environmental Quality Commission for approval and submitted by DEQ to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a revision to the State Implementation Plan under OAR 340-200-0040 as a requirement of the Clean Air Act.
To submit comments or request additional information, please contact Robbye Lanier at LRAPA, 1010 Main Street, Springfield, OR 97477, toll free in Oregon at 877-285-7272 or 541-736-1056 extension 214, email at email@example.com. Fax 541-726-1205. To view the proposed rule changes online, visit http://www.lrapa.org .