The Following Sections are Proposed for Expedited Repeal: Chapter 173-202 WAC, Washington forest practices rules and regulations to protect water quality, WAC 173-202-010 Authority and 173-202-020 Certain WAC sections adopted by reference.
Rules Proposed for Expedited Repeal Meet the Following Criteria: Statute on which the rule was based has been repealed and has not been replaced by another statute providing statutory authority for the rule.
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: Jerry Thielen, Rules Coordinator, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600.
Reason the Expedited Repeal of the Rule is Appropriate: ESHB 2091, which passed during the 1999 legislative session, removed the requirement for ecology to coadopt the forest practices rules.
February 27, 2000