Environmental Quality Generally

ORS 468.215
Pollution Control Fund

The money realized from the sale of each issue of bonds under ORS 468.195 (Issuance of bonds authorized) shall be credited to a special fund in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund, to be designated the Pollution Control Fund. Moneys in the Pollution Control Fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Environmental Quality for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of ORS 468.195 (Issuance of bonds authorized) to 468.260 (Return of unexpended funds to state required). Moneys in the fund may not be used for any other purpose, except that these moneys, with the approval of the State Treasurer, may be invested as provided by ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government), and the earnings from such investments shall be credited to the Pollution Control Sinking Fund maintained under ORS 468.230 (Pollution Control Sinking Fund). [Formerly 449.682; 2005 c.755 §43]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to loan planning funds to metropolitan service district, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117

Chapter 468

See also annotations under ORS chapter 449 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

It was proper for Department of Environmental Quality to consider statutory provisions of this chapter while acting on solid waste disposal permit application under ORS 459.205 to 459.265. Land Reclamation, Inc. v. DEQ, 55 Or App 996, 640 P2d 699 (1982), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of department to review engineering data and design of wigwam waste burner or of air pollution control equipment, or to prohibit construction or installation, (1971) Vol 35, p 917; state antipollution regulations applicable to mining activities in wilderness areas in national parks, (1972) Vol 35, p 1042; power of department to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality to regulate disposition of food processing byproducts to prevent air or water pollution, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Citations

4 EL 339 (1974)


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