ORS 468A.010


In the interest of the public health and welfare of the people, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Oregon:


To restore and maintain the quality of the air resources of the state in a condition as free from air pollution as is practicable, consistent with the overall public welfare of the state.


To provide for a coordinated statewide program of air quality control and to allocate between the state and the units of local government responsibility for such control.


To facilitate cooperation among units of local government in establishing and supporting air quality control programs.


The program for the control of air pollution in this state shall be undertaken in a progressive manner, and each of its successive objectives shall be sought to be accomplished by cooperation and conciliation among all the parties concerned. [Formerly 449.765 and then 468.280]
§§ 468A.350 to 468A.400

(formerly 468.360 to 468.405)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspection Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

(formerly 449.765, then 468.280)

See also annotations under ORS 449.765 in permanent edition.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Prohibiting construction or installation, (1971) Vol 35, p 917; power of department to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 227 (1971)

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