Emerald Forest Products, Inc. Plant #1

Air Toxics Health Risk Assessment Status

Cleaner Air Oregon is a health-based permitting program that regulates emissions of toxic air contaminants from facilities based on risk to nearby communities. CAO requires facilities to report toxic air contaminant emissions, assess potential health risks to people nearby and reduce toxic air contaminant risk if it exceeds legal limits.

As part of the Cleaner Air Oregon process, each facility has a dedicated web page to provide communities access to facility information and updates on where it is involved in the process.

  • Each step of the CAO risk assessment process has a section that includes LRAPA's communications and deliverables from the facility.
  • A color-coded graphic shows where a facility is in the Cleaner Air Oregon Process.
  • For additional information and history of the program, visit the DEQ Cleaner Air Oregon website.
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  1. Facility Information
  2. Facility Map
  3. Emissions Inventory
  4. Modeling Protocol & Risk Assessment
  5. Risk Assessment Report
  6. Risk Reduction Plan
  7. CAO Process Completed

About the Facility – Emerald Forest Products, Inc. - Plant #1 (EFP#1) 
EFP#1 operates a veneer-drying and plywood production facility located at 118 Highway 99 North, Eugene, Oregon. The facility began operation in 1953. EFP #1 operates two veneer dryers, five plywood presses, a natural gas-fired boiler (~43 MMBtu/hr Max capacity) with diesel fuel backup, and a variety of saws and wood-processing equipment. The facility is permitted to produce a maximum of 350,400,000 ft2 of plywood on a 3/8” basis per year. Learn more about LRAPA’s regulation of EFP #1 by viewing their current air permit documents below.

Emerald Forest Products, Inc. Plant #1


Site address
118 Highway 99 North, Eugene, Oregon, 97402
Current Cleaner Air Oregon Step
Emissions Inventory
Current air permit
Permit type: Standard ACPD
Source Number: 202528
Current Air Permit
Review Report and Emission Details
LRAPA Contact
Max Hueftle,
541-736-1056, ext. 231