Federal Water Pollution Control Act
- • variances
- • minimization of negative economic impacts
To the extent allowable by federal law, the Department of Environmental Quality, through its administration of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and granting of variances, shall strive to protect human health and ecosystem health by controlling pollutants that are discharged into the waters of the state, as defined in ORS 468B.005 (Definitions for water pollution control laws), while also minimizing negative economic impacts on this state’s economy incurred through meeting conditions included in the variances. [2011 c.405 §1]
Note: 468B.037 (Federal Water Pollution Control Act) and 468B.038 (Federal Water Pollution Control Act) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 468B or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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