Oregon Department of Energy, Energy Facility Siting Council

Rule Rule 345-029-0010
Report by a Responsible Party


The responsible party must make reports as specified in these rules and in the site certificate. Whenever a responsible party becomes aware of conditions or circumstances that may violate the terms or conditions of a site certificate, the terms or conditions of any order of the Council, or the terms or conditions of an order issued under OAR 345-027-0230 (Review of a Request for Approval), the responsible party must:

(1)

As soon as reasonably possible, notify the Department of the conditions or circumstances that may constitute a violation, giving all pertinent facts including an estimate of how long the conditions or circumstances have existed, how long they are expected to continue before they can be corrected, and whether the conditions or circumstances were discovered as a result of a regularly scheduled compliance audit.

(2)

As soon as reasonably possible, initiate and complete appropriate action to correct the conditions or circumstances and to minimize the possibility of recurrence.

(3)

Submit to the Department a written report within 30 days of discovery. The report must contain:

(a)

A discussion of the cause of the reported conditions or circumstances;

(b)

The date of discovery of the conditions or circumstances by the responsible party;

(c)

A description of immediate actions taken to correct the reported conditions or circumstances;

(d)

A description of actions taken or planned to minimize the possibility of recurrence; and

(e)

For conditions or circumstances that may violate the terms or conditions of a site certificate, an assessment of the impact on the resources considered under the standards of divisions 22 and 24 of this chapter as a result of the reported conditions or circumstances.
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