2017 ORS 468B.064¹
Follow-up assessments of waters of state that exceed numeric temperature criteria

(1) The Department of Environmental Quality may perform follow-up assessments of waters of the state that are included in the 1994-1996 list pursuant to section 303 (d) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, P.L. 92-500, as amended, for exceeding numeric temperature water quality criteria. The department shall give priority in performing follow-up assessments to those waters of the state listed primarily on the basis of temperature data from 1991 to 1994 and for which follow-up data are now available. The department may use follow-up data collected by a watershed council, university, soil and water conservation district or any other individual or group using data collection protocols approved by the department.

(2) Subject to available resources, the department shall act promptly to update the list developed pursuant to section 303 (d) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, P.L. 92-500, as amended, when appropriate based on the follow-up assessments under subsection (1) of this section. [1997 c.770 §3]

(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).
 
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