JOHN DAY - The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission will meet Oct. 9-10 at the Federal Building, Malheur National Forest headquartes, at 431 Patterson Bridge Road.

On Oct. 8, at approximately 5 p.m., the commission will have dinner with Department of Environmental Quality Eastern Region managers and staff for an overview of regional activities, local environmental challenges and recent successes. The dinner will be held at Shoshoni Winds, located at 128 West Front Street, in Prairie City. On Thursday, the regular meeting begins at 1 p.m. Beginning at 9 a.m., the commission will tour local environmental enhancement projects.

Agenda items include an overview of DEQ Air Quality Programs and Policy; Rule Adoption: On-Road Clean Screening and Self-Service Testing of Vehicles; Rule Adoption: Oregon Air Toxics Rules; and the Oregon Clean Diesel Initiative.

At approximately 5 p.m., the commission will hold a working dinner with staff at the Outpost Pizza, Pub & Grill banquet room, located at 155 West Main Street in John Day. On Friday, Oct. 10, the regular meeting begins at 8:30 a.m.

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