CLEAN AIR AUTHORITY
[Filed December 9, 1998, 9:47 a.m.]
Title of Rule: Regulation I of the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority--1999.
Purpose: To enable the authority to assist Yakima County to restore and maintain air quality which conforms to applicable air quality standards with minimal community disruption.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Summary: This new regulation should do the following:
(1) Enable the authority to demonstrate attainment for two air pollutants to United States Environmental Protection agency through selected new rules.
(2) Clarify, correct and supplement the existing regulation text.
(3) Create a regulation in a clearer reading style.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Charlie Stansel, Six South Second Street, Suite 1016, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 574-1410; Implementation: Les Ornelas, Six South Second Street, Suite 1016, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 574-1410; and Enforcement: Gary Pruitt, Six South Second Street, Suite 1016, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 574-1410.
Name of Proponent: Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority, governmental.
Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: Parts of the regulation have been reviewed by the legal council for the authority and he has no concern about the style or language used.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The new regulation will replace Restated Regulation I of the Yakima County Clean Air Authority. See Summary above.
Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: New rules or changes to existing rules are highlighted with underscored text.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Does not apply to local air control authorities.
RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Does not apply to local air control authorities.
Hearing Location: Room 420, Yakima County Courthouse, 128 North Second Street, Yakima, WA 98901, on February 10, 1999, at 2:00 p.m.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dema Harris by 12:00 noon, (509) 574-2215.
Submit Written Comments to: Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority, Six South Second Street, Suite 1016, Yakima, WA 98901, fax (509) 574-1411, by February 10, 1999.
Date of Intended Adoption: Local adoption February 10, 1999.
December 3, 1998
Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 99-02 issue of the Register.