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Rulemaking

DEQ administers the Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan program under Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 340, Division 54. DEQ must also meet requirements under Oregon Revised Statutes and the federal Clean Water Act and ensure program administrative rules address these requirements.

Amendments to Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program Rules

Using recommendations from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund’s Advisory Committee, DEQ updated and amended the CWSRF loan program’s administrative rules in 2014. The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission has adopted the following amended rules that are now effective:

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program rules that allow longer-term financing

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program rules that regulate financial assistance to public agencies

Recommendations on the Clean Water State Revolving Fund rule amendments

DEQ amended CWSRF loan program administrative rules in 2009 and 2010 to address federal requirements under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the 2010 Appropriation Act. These rulemakings ensured timely and effective implementation of federal requirements.

Use of Federal Funds Permanent Rulemaking

Use of Federal Funds Temporary Rulemaking

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Permanent Rulemaking

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Temporary Rulemaking

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For more information about DEQ's Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program see the Program Overview page.

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