WSR 07-18-061

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Order 07-13 -- Filed August 31, 2007, 3:53 p.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repealing rules, Facility oil handling operations and design standards, chapter 173-180A WAC; Facility oil handling operations manual standards, chapter 173-180B WAC; Facility personnel oil handling training and certification, chapter 173-180C WAC; and Facility oil spill prevention plan standards, chapter 173-180D WAC. These have been replaced by, Facility oil handling standards, chapter 173-180 WAC.

Repealing rules, Facility contingency plan and response contractor standards, chapter 173-181 WAC and Vessel contingency plan and response contractor standards, chapter 317-10 WAC. These chapters have been replaced by, Oil spill contingency planning, chapter 173-182 WAC.

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 THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Jerry Thielen, Washington State Department of Ecology, 300 Desmond Drive S.E., Lacey, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600 , AND RECEIVED BY November 5, 2007.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this rule making is to repeal chapters 173-180A, 173-180B, 173-180C, and 173-180D WAC. These rules have been replaced with new chapter 173-180 WAC, Facility oil handling standards and therefore are no longer necessary.

Also repealing chapters 317-10 and 173-181 WAC. These rules have been replaced with new rules, chapter 173-182 WAC, Oil spill contingency planning, and therefore are no longer necessary.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: These rules have been replaced with new rules. Repealing these rules will eliminate the potential for confusion.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 90.56, 88.46, 90.48 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 90.56, 88.46, 90.48 RCW.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of ecology, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Nhi Hoang, Department of Ecology, Headquarters, (360) 407-7514; Implementation and Enforcement: Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, (360) 407-7447 and Chip Boothe, (360) 407-7465, Department of Ecology, Headquarters.

August 31, 2007

Polly Zehm

Deputy Director

OTS-9831.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 173-180A-010 Purpose.
WAC 173-180A-020 Authority.
WAC 173-180A-030 Definitions.
WAC 173-180A-040 Applicability.
WAC 173-180A-050 Compliance schedule.
WAC 173-180A-060 Vessel transfer requirements.
WAC 173-180A-070 Transmission pipeline transfer requirements.
WAC 173-180A-080 Secondary containment requirements for aboveground storage tanks.
WAC 173-180A-090 Storage tank requirements.
WAC 173-180A-100 Transfer pipeline requirements.
WAC 173-180A-110 Inspections.
WAC 173-180A-120 Recordkeeping.
WAC 173-180A-130 Noncompliance.
WAC 173-180A-140 Rule review.
WAC 173-180A-150 Severability.

OTS-9832.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 173-180B-010 Purpose.
WAC 173-180B-020 Authority.
WAC 173-180B-030 Definitions.
WAC 173-180B-040 Applicability.
WAC 173-180B-050 Manual preparation.
WAC 173-180B-060 Manual format requirements.
WAC 173-180B-070 Manual content requirements.
WAC 173-180B-080 Manual submittal.
WAC 173-180B-090 Manual review.
WAC 173-180B-100 Manual maintenance and use.
WAC 173-180B-110 Inspections.
WAC 173-180B-120 Manual update timeline.
WAC 173-180B-130 Noncompliance with manual requirements.
WAC 173-180B-140 Severability.

OTS-9833.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 173-180C-010 Purpose.
WAC 173-180C-020 Authority.
WAC 173-180C-030 Definitions.
WAC 173-180C-040 Applicability.
WAC 173-180C-050 Training requirements.
WAC 173-180C-060 Certification program.
WAC 173-180C-070 Minimum criteria for certification programs.
WAC 173-180C-080 Program approval.
WAC 173-180C-090 Inspections.
WAC 173-180C-095 Noncompliance with requirements.
WAC 173-180C-098 Severability.

OTS-9834.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 173-180D-010 Purpose.
WAC 173-180D-020 Authority.
WAC 173-180D-030 Definitions.
WAC 173-180D-040 Applicability.
WAC 173-180D-050 Plan preparation.
WAC 173-180D-055 Plan format requirements.
WAC 173-180D-060 Plan content requirements.
WAC 173-180D-065 Plan submittal.
WAC 173-180D-070 Plan review.
WAC 173-180D-075 Inspections.
WAC 173-180D-080 Plan maintenance and use.
WAC 173-180D-085 Plan update timeline.
WAC 173-180D-090 Noncompliance with plan requirements.
WAC 173-180D-098 Severability.

OTS-9835.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 173-181-010 Purpose.
WAC 173-181-020 Authority.
WAC 173-181-030 Definitions.
WAC 173-181-035 Applicability.
WAC 173-181-040 Plan preparation.
WAC 173-181-045 Plan format requirements.
WAC 173-181-050 Plan content requirements.
WAC 173-181-060 Plan submittal.
WAC 173-181-065 Plan review.
WAC 173-181-070 Drills and inspections.
WAC 173-181-075 Plan maintenance and use.
WAC 173-181-080 Plan update timeline.
WAC 173-181-085 Noncompliance with plan requirements.
WAC 173-181-090 Contractor standards.
WAC 173-181-092 Contractor approval information required.
WAC 173-181-094 Submittal of contractor approval applications.
WAC 173-181-096 Contractor application review.
WAC 173-181-098 Severability.

OTS-9836.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 317-10-010 Purpose.
WAC 317-10-020 Authority.
WAC 317-10-030 Definitions.
WAC 317-10-035 Applicability.
WAC 317-10-040 Plan preparation.
WAC 317-10-045 Plan format requirements.
WAC 317-10-050 Plan content requirements.
WAC 317-10-060 Plan submittal.
WAC 317-10-065 Plan review.
WAC 317-10-070 Drills and inspections.
WAC 317-10-075 Plan maintenance and use.
WAC 317-10-080 Plan update timeline.
WAC 317-10-085 Noncompliance with plan requirements.
WAC 317-10-090 Contractor standards.
WAC 317-10-092 Contractor approval information required.
WAC 317-10-094 Submittal of contractor approval applications.
WAC 317-10-096 Contractor application review.
WAC 317-10-098 Severability.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office