DEQ is reviewing the asbestos rules in Oregon Administrative Rule 340 Division 248 under the authority of Oregon Revised Statute 468A.700-760. This rulemaking provides stakeholders and DEQ with an opportunity to evaluate and clarify regulations and standards for asbestos-related activities, where a potential for exposure to asbestos fibers exists. This rulemaking process will engage a variety of stakeholders and public representatives to evaluate and provide policy recommendations, as necessary.
DEQ has appointed an advisory committee to review issues related to the proposed rules. The next committee meeting will take place:
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. -4 p.m.
Oregon OSHA Training Center [ https://www.bing.com/local?lid=YN720x12463506&id=YN720x12463506&q=Oregon+OSHA&name=Oregon+OSHA&cp=45.3990516662598%7e-122.753845214844&ppois=45.3990516662598_-122.753845214844_Oregon+OSHA&FORM=SNAPST ], Durham Plaza
16760 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Suite 200 Tigard, OR 97224
Agenda [ http://www.oregon.gov/deq/Rulemaking%20Docs/Asbestos2018ACM1agenda.pdf ]
Meeting Call-In Number: 888-278-0296 | Participant Code: 8040259
_The public may attend, but is not entitled to participate in, advisory committee meetings. _Later in this rulemaking proceeding DEQ will invite public comments on and will hold a public hearing about the proposed rules. At that time any member of the public may submit comments and participate in the public hearing.
To learn more about this rulemaking and the advisory committee you can view the rulemaking web page at: *Asbestos 2018 [ http://www.oregon.gov/deq/Regulations/rulemaking/Pages/rAsbestos2018.aspx ] *
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You can also obtain more information about this rulemaking by contacting:
700 NE Multnomah Street, #600
Portland, OR 97232
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