WSR 02-03-070



[ Filed January 11, 2002, 1:05 p.m. ]

Department of Ecology

Rules Agenda

January 2002

WAC Chapter Chapter




CR-101 Filing Date CR-102 Filing Date CR-103 Filing Date Scope of Changes/

Sections to Amend

Air Quality
173-400, 173-405, 173-410, 173-433, 173-434, AO #99-07, 7/96 Emissions standards for solid waste incinerators; General regulation for air pollution sources; Kraft pulping mills; Sulfite pulping mills; Solid fuel burning device standards Peter Lyon

(360) 407-7530


Tom Todd

(360) 407-7528

Mar-99 Dec-02 Jul-02 Hog fuel boiler RACT; define terms related to wood derived fuels; reorganize state incinerator rule.
173-400, AO #99-06, 7/98 General regulation for air pollution sources Elena Guilfoil

(360) 407-6855

Apr-99 Feb-01 Aug-01 This action focuses on two air quality programs located in chapter 173-400 WAC: The prevention of significant deterioration or PSD program which addresses major new air pollution sources; and the best available retrofit technology provisions.
Shorelands and Environmental Assistance
173-700, AO #98-26, 1/99 Wetland mitigation banks Lauren Driscoll

(360) 407-6861

Jan-99 Dec-01 Mar-02 Develop procedures for the operation, monitoring and implementation of wetland banks.
173-158, #00-26, 7/99 Floodplain management Tim D'Acci

(360) 407-6796

Oct-00 Feb-02 Jul-02 Amend WAC to implement ESHB 1963 which allows reconstruction in floodways under certain circumstances.
197-11, #00-05, 7/00 SEPA rules Marv Vialle

(360) 407-6938

Mar-00 Mar-02 Jun-02 Revise environmental checklists (nonproject).
Solid Waste and Financial Assistance
173-304, AO #99-24, 7/97 Minimum functional standards for solid waste handling Mike Hibbler

(509) 456-3270

Nov-99 Feb-02 Jul-02 Update approaches to nonmunicipal solid waste management. Respond to state legislation aimed at removing impediments to recycling.
173-312, AO #01-11, 12/01 Coordinated prevention grants Randy Martin

(360) 407-6136

n/a Dec-01 Feb-02 Clean up outdated language, simplify application and reporting requirements - expedited adoption process.
Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response
317-10, 173-181, AO #00-03, 7/99 Oil spill contingency plans and response contractor standards Linda Pilkey-Jarvis

(360) 407-7447

Feb-00 Apr-02 Jul-02 Update plan requirements, mandate incident command systems, incorporate planning standards, and update primary response contractor standards.
xxx-xx, AO #00-23, 9/00 Tank vessel rule Jeff Fishel

(360) 407-7504

Sep-00 Sep-02 Mar-03 Develop rules for tank vessels that address peculiarities of Washington waters.
Water Resources
173-537, #99-25, 1/00 Water resources management for the Yakima River Basin Bob Barwin

(509) 457-7107

Oct-99 Dec-02 May-03 Withdraw ground water from further appropriation, per MOA with BoR and Yakama Nation.
173-173, 508, 64, AO #00-01, 1/00 Water use metering Jeff Marti

(360) 407-6636

Feb-00 Jul-01 Dec-01 Repeals chapter 508-64 WAC and replaces it with chapter 173-173 WAC to address metering requirements (RCW 90.03.360).
173-151, AO #00-25, 10/00 Water right administration, Phase 1 of several phases Steve Hirschey

(425) 649-7066

Oct-00 Feb-03 Jul-03 Set forth statutory provisions and common law holding and interpretation for the administration of water rights.
173-563 and 531A, AO #01-05, 7/01 Columbia River main stem and John Day-McNary Pools Bob Barwin

(509) 457-7107

Jul-01 Jun-03 Dec-03 Clarify elements of the instream flow program.
173-153, AO #01-13, 12/01 Water conservancy boards Chris Anderson

(360) 407-6634

Dec-01 Jun-02 Oct-02 To amend chapter 173-153 WAC, Water conservancy boards, adopted in 1999, so it will condorm [conform] to the changes made to chapter 90.80 RCW through ESHB 1832, that was passed by the legislature during the 2001 session.
Water Quality
173-224, AO #01-09, 8/01 Wastewater discharge permit fees Bev Poston

(360) 407-6425

Aug-01 Jan-02 May-02 Amend fee rule, add fee category for aquatic pesticide applicators.
173-201A, AO #98-20, 7/98 Surface water quality standards for the state of Washington Mark Hicks

(360) 407-6477

Feb-99 Aug-02 Jan-03 A. Develop regulatory language to guide the implementation of a water quality antidegradation policy. This would focus on protecting water quality standards, implementing technology-based pollution control requirements, and ensuring degradation that is allowed is in the overriding public interest. It would also include provisions to set aside waters constituting an outstanding national resource from all degradation.

B. Look at the way beneficial uses are assigned for protection to waterbodies under the water quality standards.

173-216, 220, 226, AO #01-08, 12/01 State waste discharge, NPDES Keith Johnson

(360) 407-6442

Aug-01 Dec-01 Feb-02 Exempt turbidity needing certified lab test.
173-218, 216, 226, AO #01-10 Underground injection control program Mary Shaleen-Hansen

(360) 407-6143

Dec-01 Apr-02 Jun-02 The rule amendments will: (1) Bring it current with new federal rule changes; (2) create consistency between the rules that govern UIC wells; and (3) clarify the language of the rule.
Environmental Assessment Program
173-50, AO #01-12, 12/01 Accreditation of environmental laboratories Perry Brake

(360) 895-6149

Dec-01 Apr-02 Oct-02 The amendments will add accreditation for matrices other than water, accreditation for drinking water laboratories, granting NELAP accreditation, make changes to the fee schedule, and add accreditation for physical tests.

Dates that are in "bold" print, indicate that filing has occurred.
Washington State Code Reviser's Office