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Maintenance and Nonattainment Areas 

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Nonattainment Areas 

Nonattainment means that a geographic area has not consistently met the clean air levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Legal descriptions of these areas are available in Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, Division 204-0010.

Current Nonattainment areas in Oregon


Klamath Falls

Oakridge PM2.5 Nonattainment Area

  • DEQ oversees the Oakridge PM2.5 Nonattainment Area, under the authority of the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA)


  • Oakridge Urban Growth Boundary (under authority of the LRAPA)
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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
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