WSR 03-07-037

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed March 13, 2003, 12:41 p.m. ]

Title of Rule: WAC 16-231-107 Application of pesticides in Franklin County--Restricted use pesticides.

Purpose: To correct typographical errors in WAC 16-231-107, Areas 2B, 4 and 6 should be 2A, 4A and 6.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW.

Summary: The Washington State Department of Agriculture, based upon authority granted in RCW 34.05.353 (1)(c), is using the expedited adoption process to correct typographical errors in WAC 16-231-107.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposed amendments are necessary to correct typographical errors in WAC 16-231-107 to insure correct compliance and proper enforcement.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Cliff Weed, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA, (360) 902-2036.

Name of Proponent: Washington State Department of Agriculture, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The proposed amendments are necessary to correct typographical errors in WAC 16-231-107 to insure correct compliance and proper enforcement.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposed amendments correct typographical errors in WAC 16-231-107, Areas 2B, 4, and 6, should be 2A, 4A, and 6.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THE USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Laurie Mauerman, Washington State Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail lmauerman@agr.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-2093 , AND RECEIVED BY May 19, 2003.


March 7, 2003

Bob Arrington

Assistant Director

OTS-6260.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-24-002, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00)

WAC 16-231-107   Application of pesticides in Franklin County -- Restricted use pesticides.   The following pesticides are declared to be restricted use pesticides in Areas 2((B))A, 4A, and 6:

(1) Restricted use herbicides:

(a) Sulfonylurea herbicides (such as Glean, Telar, Finesse, Escort);

(b) Desiccants and defoliants (such as Paraquat, Diquat, Endothall);

(c) Glyphosate (such as Roundup, Landmaster);

(d) Phenoxy type herbicides (such as 2,4-D, MCPA);

(e) Dicamba (such as Banvel);

(f) Bromoxynil (such as Brominal, Buctril, Bronate).

(2) Restricted use insecticides:

All Category I insecticides with the signal words danger/poison on the label, except granular and pellet formulations.

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. 00-24-002, 16-231-107, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]

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