Thursday, April 19, 2012

DEQ Issues Penalty For Permit Violations


Tigard Pair Penalized $4,644 for Septic Permit Violations At Tavern Property in Newberg 

News Release; April 9, 2012
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued the owners of the Someplace Else Tavern in Newberg a $4,644 penalty for permit violations related to the wastewater treatment system serving the business.
Bryan Smith, Environmental Law Specialist, Portland, 503-229-5395
Gary Artman, Onsite Wastewater Specialist, Eugene, 541-687-7426


DEQ Issues $6,000 Penalty to PacifiCorp for Water Quality Violations in Jackson County

News Release: April 11, 2012
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a penalty totaling $6,000 to PacifiCorp for failing to monitor water quality and keep accurate records during dredging operations at the Red Blanket Creek and Middle Fork Rogue River diversion dams in August 2011.
Jeff Bachman, Compliance and Enforcement, Portland, 503-229-5950
Chris Stine, Water Quality Certification Specialist, 541- 686-7810


DEQ Now Accepting Applications for Graywater Reuse Permits

Three types of permits available based on type of graywater and other factors

News Release: April 17, 2012
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is now accepting applications from persons and businesses seeking to reuse graywater through a graywater reuse and disposal system for limited purposes such as irrigation or landscape ponds. Graywater includes shower and bath wastewater, bathroom sink water, kitchen sink wastewater and laundry wastewater. Using graywater for select purposes helps preserve limited water supplies.
Ron Doughten, Water Reuse Program Coordinator, Portland, 503-229-5472

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