Environmental Quality Generally

ORS 468.427
Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund

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(1)

The Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund is established separate and distinct from the General Fund in the State Treasury. The moneys in the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund are appropriated continuously to the Department of Environmental Quality to be used for the purposes described in ORS 468.429 (Uses of revolving fund).

(2)

The Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund shall consist of:

(a)

All capitalization grants provided by the federal government under the federal Water Quality Act of 1987 (Public Law 100-4);

(b)

All state matching funds appropriated or authorized by the legislature;

(c)

Any other revenues derived from gifts, grants or bequests pledged to the state for the purpose of providing financial assistance for water pollution control projects;

(d)

All repayments of moneys borrowed from the fund;

(e)

All interest payments made by borrowers from the fund; and

(f)

Amounts granted or advanced to the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund from the Pollution Control Fund under ORS 468.220 (Department to administer fund) (1).

(3)

The State Treasurer may invest and reinvest moneys in the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund in the manner provided by law. All earnings from such investment and reinvestment shall be credited to the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund. [1987 c.648 §3; 1993 c.411 §6]
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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