WSR 00-23-075

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed November 17, 2000, 3:14 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: November 17, 2000.

Purpose: To revise chapter 16-201 WAC, rules relating to secondary and operational area containment for bulk fertilizer storage facilities. The rule addresses issues and concerns raised since implementation of the original rule in March 1994.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 16-201-010, 16-201-020, 16-201-025, 16-201-028, 16-201-030, 16-201-040, 16-201-050, 16-201-060, 16-201-070, 16-201-080, 16-201-110, 16-201-120, 16-201-130, 16-201-170, 16-201-180, 16-201-190, 16-201-200, 16-201-220, 16-201-230, 16-201-240, 16-201-250, 16-201-260, 16-201-270, and 16-201-280.

New WAC 16-201-029 and 16-201-031.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 15.54.800.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-19-090 on September 20, 2000.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: WAC 16-201-270 (2) and (3) have been revised to extend the compliance deadline from December 31, 2001, to thirty months after the effective date of the rule.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 2, Amended 24, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 12, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 2, Amended 24, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

November 17, 2000

Jim Jesernig

Director

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 00-24 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office