2007 ORS 543A.300¹
Decommissioning
  • rules

(1) If any person operating a hydroelectric project fails to advise the Water Resources Department within 60 days of the time established in ORS 543A.030 (Notice of intent) or 543A.075 (Notice of intent to apply for reauthorization of right to use water for hydroelectric purposes), the Water Resources Commission may order the decommissioning of the project.

(2) The Water Resources Commission shall adopt by rule procedures for ordering a decommissioning of a project and standards for conducting a decommissioning in a manner that ensures the protection of the public health and safety and the environment. The rules shall include a provision for establishing a Hydroelectric Application Review Team for the project to coordinate the activities of all state agencies involved in the decommissioning process. [1997 c.449 §30]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 543A—Reauthorizing and Decommissioning Hydroelectric Projects, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­543a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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