WSR 16-12-004
[Filed May 18, 2016, 3:20 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Proposal is exempt under RCW 34.05.310(4) or 34.05.330(1).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA) regulations, Regulation 6, Rule 6.2.4 Summer Burn Restrictions.
Hearing Location(s): ORCAA, 2940 Limited Lane N.W., Olympia, WA 98502, on July 13, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 13, 2016.
Submit Written Comments to: Robert Moody, 2940 Limited Lane N.W., Olympia, WA 98502, e-mail, fax (360) 491-6308, by July 8, 2016.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dan Nelson by July 1, 2016, (360) 539-7610.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: ORCAA is proposing to change the annual ending date for the summer burn restriction season in Thurston County from October 15 to September 30 of each year. Changing the ending date will create an additional two week period for burning in the early fall and simplify the message to the public by aligning the ending date with other counties in the ORCAA jurisdiction.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: ORCAA, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Robert Moody, 2940 Limited Lane N.W., Olympia, (360) 539-7610; Implementation and Enforcement: Fran McNair, 2940 Limited Lane N.W., Olympia, (360) 539-7610.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This agency is not subject to the small business economic impact provision of the Administrative Procedure Act, and the agency is not a school district.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to local air agencies, per RCW 70.94.141.
May 18, 2016
Francea L. McNair
Executive Director
Rule 6.2.4 Summer Burn Restrictions
No residential or land clearing burning is allowed in Thurston County from July 15th through ((October 15th)) September 30th.