Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Rule Rule 340-253-0500
Registration


(1)

Registering as a regulated party, credit generator, aggregator, or out-of-state producer voluntarily registering under 340-253-0100 (Oregon Clean Fuels Program Applicability and Requirements)(1)(c).

(a)

To register as a regulated party, credit generator, aggregator, or out-of-state producer voluntarily registering under 340-253-0100 (Oregon Clean Fuels Program Applicability and Requirements)(1)(c), the following information must be included in a registration application and approved by DEQ:

(A)

Company identification, including physical and mailing addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, contact names, and EPA RFS identification numbers;

(B)

The status of the registrant as a producer, importer of blendstocks, small importer of finished fuels, large importer of finished fuels, credit generator, or aggregator;

(C)

The category of each transportation fuel that the company or organization will be producing, importing, or dispensing for use in Oregon;

(D)

A list of all related entities for the registrant, and any registered parties that share common ownership or control;

(E)

For registrants dispensing natural gas, propane, or hydrogen, the number of dispensing facilities located in Oregon and their locations and the estimated annual fuel throughput per location;

(F)

For registrants charging electric vehicles, the number of chargers located in Oregon and their locations and the estimated annual discharge of electricity per location;

(G)

For registrants that are also electric utilities, whether they want to:

(i)

Aggregate the residential electric credits in their service territory under OAR 340-253-0330 (Credit Generators: Providers of Electricity)(2) or (3); or

(ii)

Designate an aggregator to act on their behalf under OAR 340-253-0330 (Credit Generators: Providers of Electricity)(2) or (3); and

(iii)

Obtain a utility-specific carbon intensity under OAR 340-253-0400 (Carbon Intensities);

(H)

Any other information requested by DEQ related to registration.

(b)

After DEQ approves the registration application, the regulated party, credit generator, or aggregator must establish an account in the Oregon Fuels Reporting System.

(c)

Modifications to the registration.

(A)

The registrant must submit an amended registration to DEQ within 30 days of any change occurring to information described in section (1).

(B)

DEQ may require a registrant to submit an amended registration based on new information DEQ receives.

(C)

If a registrant amends its registration under this section, the registrant must also update the registrant’s account in the Oregon Fuels Reporting System to accurately reflect the amended information, as appropriate.

(d)

Cancellation of the registration.

(A)

A regulated party, credit generator, or aggregator must cancel its registration if it is:

(i)

A regulated party that no longer meets the applicability of the program under OAR 340-253-0100 (Oregon Clean Fuels Program Applicability and Requirements)(1); or

(ii)

A credit generator or aggregator that decides voluntarily to opt-out of the CFP. The credit generator or aggregator must provide a 90-day notice of intent to opt out of the CFP and a proposed effective date for the completion of the opt-out process.

(B)

A regulated party, credit generator or aggregator that is cancelling its registration under this section must submit any outstanding quarterly reports and annual reports. Any regulated party must be in full compliance with the program’s standards for the annual reports it submits, and any credit generator or aggregator must not have any outstanding deficits.

(C)

Any credits that remain in an account of a regulated party, credit generator or aggregator that is cancelling its registrations under this section shall be forfeited and the account in the Oregon Fuels Reporting System shall be closed.

(D)

Once DEQ determines that the actions described in paragraphs (A) through (C) are complete, DEQ will notify the registrant in writing of the cancellation of its registration.

(e)

Starting in December 2020 and each December thereafter, registered parties must submit to DEQ an updated version of the list required in paragraph (1)(a)(D).

(2)

Registering as a fuel producer.

(a)

To register as a fuel producer in the Oregon Fuels Reporting System, the following information must be included in the AFP Account Administrator Designation application and approved by DEQ:

(A)

Company identification, including physical and mailing addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, contact names, and EPA RFS identification numbers;

(B)

Any other information requested by DEQ related to registration.

(b)

DEQ will review the registration application for completeness and validity.

(c)

Upon registration approval by DEQ, the fuel producer must establish an account in the AFP portion of the Oregon Fuels Reporting System and comply with the requirements of this division and any conditions placed upon the fuel pathway codes that it holds.
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