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Public Comment is Requested on Proposed 2020 Source Control Manual and Changes to Administrative Rule ENB-4.15

Public Notice
Environmental Services is updating the City's Source Control Manual (SCM) and Administrative Rule ENB-4.15. The SCM provides structural, treatment, and operational requirements to prevent pollution of soil, groundwater, and surface waters. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

The SCM applies to site activities including:

  • Waste storage areas
  • Food cart pods
  • Covered vehicle parking
  • Material transfer and loading docks
  • Aboveground storage, processing, or transfer of liquids
  • Fuel transfer and fuel dispensing areas
  • Equipment or vehicle washing facilities
  • Motorized vehicle or equipment storage and repair
  • Exterior storage or processing of solid materials
  • Contaminated site requirements
  • Site dewatering requirements

The proposed 2020 SCM and changes to Administrative Rule ENB-4.15 are posted at www.portlandoregon.gov/2020SCM along with a summary of the changes.

How can I learn more or comment on the proposed changes?

Informational sessions were held August 18 and 19. Find video recordings of the presentations at www.portlandoregon.gov/2020SCM.

Find information on how to comment on the proposed changes at www.portlandoregon.gov/2020SCM.

For questions or more information, please contact Laura Johnson at 503-823-7192 or email BESSourceControlManual@portlandoregon.gov.