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Performance Partnership Agreement (PPA)

The Performance Partnership Agreement describes how DEQ and U.S. EPA Region 10 will work together to protect Oregon’s environment in relation to DEQ’s implementation of federally-delegated environmental programs. The PPA covers State fiscal years 2013 and 2014, which are from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014.

The PPA appendices contain program-specific work plans for Air Quality, Hazardous Waste, and Water Quality. The PPA also serves as the work plan for the Performance Partnership Grant.

Grants from the following program authorities are included in the PPA and are combined in the Performance Partnership Grant:

  • Clean Air Act, Section 105
  • Clean Water Act, Section 319 (partial grant)
  • Clean Water Act, Section 106
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Section 3011
  • Safe Drinking Water Act – Underground Injection Control, Section 1443(b)(1)

For additional information on the Performance Partnership Agreement, please contact the following people:

Air Quality
Margaret Oliphant, 503-229-5687 or e-mail
Hazardous Waste
David Livengood, 503-229-5181 or email

Water Quality
Karen Tarnow, 503-229-5988 or email


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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 811 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR 97204-1390
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900  FAX: 503-229-6124

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is a regulatory agency authorized to protect Oregon's environment by
the State of Oregon and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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