WSR 05-16-023

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Order 04-07 -- Filed July 25, 2005, 2:59 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 05-11-095.

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: October 1, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Mike Gallagher, PBT Coordinator, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail mgal461@ecy.wa.gov, fax (360) 407-6884, by July 29, 2005, 5:00 p.m. PDT.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To extend public comment period to July 29, 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.

July 22, 2005

Polly Zehm

Deputy Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office