WSR 05-23-008



[ Order 04-07 -- Filed November 3, 2005, 3:49 p.m. ]

     Continuance of WSR 05-20-043.

     Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-23-039.

     Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: This rule making will adopt a new rule, chapter 173-333 WAC, Persistent bioaccumulative toxins regulation, that will establish ecology's process and procedures to address the subject of persistent bioaccumulative toxic substances.

     Date of Intended Adoption: December 15, 2005.

     Submit Written Comments to: Mike Gallagher, PBT Coordinator, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 407-6884, by November 18, 2005 (5:00 p.m. PST).

     Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To extend public comment period to November 18, 2005.

     Name of Proponent: Department of Ecology, governmental.

     Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Michael J. Gallagher, Ecology Headquarters, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 407-6868.

November 3, 2005

Polly Zehm

Deputy Director