2017 ORS 469.430¹
Site inspections
  • compliance reviews

(1) The Energy Facility Siting Council has continuing authority over the site for which the site certificate is issued, including but not limited to the authority to:

(a) Inspect, or direct the State Department of Energy to inspect, or request another state agency or local government to inspect, the site at any time in order to ensure that the facility is being operated consistently with the terms and conditions of the site certificate or any order issued by the department under ORS 469.405 (Amendment of site certificate) (3); and

(b) Periodically review documents, reports and other materials, or direct the State Department of Energy or request another state agency or local government to review documents, reports or other materials, to ensure that the facility continues to comply with all terms and conditions of the site certificate or any order issued by the department under ORS 469.405 (Amendment of site certificate) (3).

(2) The council shall avoid duplication of effort with site inspections and compliance reviews by other state and federal agencies and local governments that have issued permits or licenses for the facility.

(3) If the council requests that another state agency or local government conduct a site inspection or compliance review under this section, the council may compensate that state agency or local government for expenses related to the site inspection or compliance review. [Formerly 453.415; 1993 c.569 §15; 1995 c.505 §16; 1999 c.385 §7; 2015 c.488 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Scope of federal pre-emp­tion of regula­tion of radiological matters, (1976) Vol 38, p 478; extent of regulatory authority over radiological ma­te­ri­als, (1977) Vol 38, p 999

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Site certificate require­ment for geothermal pipe­line six inches or greater in diameter which will have ultimate length of longer than five miles, (1979) Vol 40, p 186

Law Review Cita­tions

6 EL 898-900 (1976)

Notes of Decisions

The Energy Facility Siting Council failed to adopt sufficient standards concerning financial ability, qualifica­tions to construct and operate, and power needs. Marbet v. Portland General Electric, 277 Or 447, 561 P2d 154 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Permits, licenses and certificate require­ments for “executed site certificate,” (1974) Vol 37, p 103; appoint­ment and reappoint­ment of Council members, (1979) Vol 39, p 619

Law Review Cita­tions

13 WLJ 499 (1977); 57 OLR 334 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469—Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors469.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 469, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano469.­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.