PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Underground storage tank community assistance program, chapter 374-60 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 70.148.130.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The passage of SHB 1823 requires that the rules pertaining to the awards and criteria of the community assistance program, chapter 374-60 WAC, be amended to be consistent with chapter 70.148 RCW.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington State Department of Ecology (WSDOE). Contact Robert Cutler, State UST Coordinator (EPA) and Dave Smith, UST/LUST Coordinator (WSDOE), during rule development process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Administrative change so chapter 374-60 WAC is consistent with chapter 70.148 RCW.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Russell Olsen, Rules Coordinator, 1015 10th Avenue S.E., phone (360) 586-5997, fax (360) 586-7187, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Lynn Gooding, Deputy Director, 1015 10th Avenue S.E., phone (360) 586-5997, fax (360) 586-7187, email@example.com; or Roger Dovel, Director, 1015 10th Avenue S.E., phone (360) 586-5997, fax (360) 586-7187, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 16, 2005
Russell E. Olsen
UST Reinsurance Program Manager