OAR 340-236-0010

The definitions in OAR 340-200-0020 (General Air Quality Definitions), 340-204-0010 (Definitions) and this rule apply to this division. If the same term is defined in this rule and 340-200-0020 (General Air Quality Definitions) or 340-204-0010 (Definitions), the definition in this rule applies to this division.
(1) “C.F.R.” means Code of Federal Regulations and, unless otherwise expressly identified, refers to the July 1, 2018 edition.
(2) “Dusts” means minute solid particles released into the air by natural forces or by mechanical processes such as crushing, grinding, milling, drilling, demolishing, shoveling, conveying, covering, bagging, or sweeping.
(3) “Hot mix asphalt plants” means those facilities and equipment which convey or batch load proportioned quantities of cold aggregate to a drier, and heat, dry, screen, classify, measure, and mix the aggregate with asphalt for purposes of paving, construction, industrial, residential, or commercial use.
(4) “Portable hot mix asphalt plants” means those hot mix asphalt plants which are designed to be dismantled and are transported from one job site to another job site.
(5) “Process weight” means the total weight of all materials introduced into any specific process which process may cause any discharge into the atmosphere. Solid fuels charged will be considered as part of the process weight, but liquid and gaseous fuels and combustion air will not. The “process weight per hour” will be derived by dividing the total process weight by the number of hours in one complete operation from the beginning of any given process to the completion thereof, excluding any time during which the equipment is idle.
(6) “Special control areas” means an area designated in OAR 340-204-0070 (Special Control Areas) and:
(a) Any incorporated city or within six miles of the city limits of said incorporated city;
(b) Any area of the state within one mile of any structure or building used for a residence;
(c) Any area of the state within two miles straight line distance or air miles of any paved public road, highway, or freeway having a total of two or more traffic lanes.
NOTE: This rule is included in the State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan that EQC adopted under OAR 340-200-0040 (State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan).
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from DEQ.]
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 340-236-0010’s source at or​.us