WSR 02-12-028

WITHDRAWAL OF PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed May 29, 2002, 11:27 a.m. ]

The department formally requests withdrawal of WAC 16-228-1238 Are there other situations in which I can apply pesticides containing the active ingredient clopyralid to lawns and turf?, from the clopyralid rules filed for adoption yesterday, May 28, 2002.

Rules restricting the use of pesticides containing the active ingredient clopyralid, including WAC 16-228-1238, was filed with the Code Reviser's Office on March 19, 2002 (WSR 02-07-080). Public hearings on the proposed rules, including WAC 16-228-1238, were conducted on April 23, 2002. On May 13, 2002, the department filed a continuance (WSR 02-11-070) in order to carefully review and give thoughtful consideration to the large volume of public comments received on the proposed rules. After reviewing all public hearing testimony and written comment received and after consulting with the department's Assistant Attorney General, WAC 16-228-1238 is being withdrawn for no further consideration.

Bob Arrington, Assistant Director

Pesticide Management Division

Washington State Code Reviser's Office