The Following Sections are Proposed for Expedited Repeal: WAC 16-228-320 Heptachlor treated grain seed--Definition and 16-228-330 Use and distribution.
Rules Proposed for Expedited Repeal Meet the Following Criteria: Rule is no longer necessary because of changed circumstances.
Any person who objects to the repeal of the rule must file a written objection to the repeal within thirty days after publication of this preproposal statement of inquiry.
Address Your Objection to: Dannie McQueen, Agency Rules Coordinator, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Administrative Regulations Program, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560.
Reason the Expedited Repeal of the Rule is Appropriate: The registration and commercial use of heptachlor was cancelled by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 1988. The rule is obsolete.
January 21, 1999