2017 ORS 468B.038¹
Federal Water Pollution Control Act
  • consultation with applicant for variance

When the Department of Environmental Quality grants a variance as part of its administration of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the department shall consult with the applicant and, to the extent allowable by federal law, seek to:

(1) Minimize negative economic impacts that will be incurred by the applicant as a result of the variance; and

(2) Ensure that if conditions are included in the variance, the conditions are directly related to the purpose of the variance and that any negative economic impacts incurred by the applicant will be minimized. [2011 c.405 §2]

Note: See note under 468B.037 (Federal Water Pollution Control Act).

(formerly 468.700 to 468.778)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State’s authority to prevent or control removal by dredging of a privately owned island in a navigable river, (1972) Vol 36, p 285

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468B—Water Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors468B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 468B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano468B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.