(1)“Certification” means a written determination by the Director that an activity subject to Section 401 of the Clean Water Act will comply with applicable provisions of Sections 301, 302, 303, 306, and 307 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1311, 1312, 1313, 1316, and 1317, including water quality standards established pursuant to Section 303 as set forth in OAR 340 division 041, and with other water quality requirements set forth in this division. “Certification” also includes any requirements set forth as conditions of a certification pursuant to Subsection 401(d) of the Clean Water Act to ensure compliance with Sections 301, 302, 306, and 307 of the Clean Water Act, with water quality standards established pursuant to Section 303 of the Clean Water Act as set forth in OAR 340, division 041, and with any other appropriate requirement of state law.
(2)“Clean Water Act” means the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, Public Law 92-500, as amended.
(3)“Coast Guard” means the U.S. Coast Guard.
(4)“Commission” means the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission.
(5)“Corps” means the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
(6)“Department” or “DEQ” means the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
(7)“Director” means the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality or the Director’s delegate.
(8)“HART” means a Hydroelectric Application Review Team convened pursuant to ORS 543A.075 or 543A.400(4)(b) for the purpose of coordinating state agency actions regarding the federal relicensing and, where applicable, state reauthorization of water rights for an existing hydroelectric project.
(9)“Person” means the United States and agencies thereof, a state and agencies thereof, Tribe and agencies thereof, individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, local government, partnership, association, firm, trust, estate, or any other legal entity.
Rule 340-048-0010 — Definitions,