WSR 99-07-112

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed March 24, 1999, 8:38 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 24, 1999.

Purpose: The rules relating to ethylene dibromide (EDB) tolerances are obsolete. The United States Environmental Protection Agency canceled the registration and use of EDB in 1989. This order repeals the Washington state rules regarding EDB.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 16-228-340.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.

Adopted under preproposal statement of inquiry filed as WSR 99-04-007 on January 21, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

March 24, 1999

Jim Jesernig

Director

OTS-2793.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 16-228-340Establishing tolerances for the chemical ethylene dibromide (EDB).

Washington State Code Reviser's Office