PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
The Washington utilities and transportation commission (commission) filed a preproposal statement of inquiry (CR-101) regarding the safety of natural gas distribution systems on May 18, 2012, at WSR 12-11-090. The commission has decided not to proceed with this rule-making proceeding and requests that the CR-101 published in WSR 12-11-090 be withdrawn.
On December 31, 2012, the commission issued, to all interested persons in the rule-making docket, a commission policy on accelerated replacement of pipeline facilities with elevated risk. The commission filed on January 8, 2013, for publication in the state register, a notice regarding the policy statement.
Steven V. King
Acting Executive Director