Purpose: The dangerous waste regulations set forth waste management standards for all Washington state dangerous waste generators, transporters, and facilities. Federal rules were incorporated and state-only requirements were updated, including application of closure and financial assurance requirements to used oil and recycling facilities.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 173-303 WAC, Dangerous waste regulations.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 70.105, 70.105D, and 15.54 RCW.
Other Authority: RCW 70.105.007.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-14-094 on February 4, 2004; and WSR 04-19-072 on September 16, 2004.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: See Reviser's Note below. If you would like to receive a copy of the rationale for the changes, the concise explanatory statement is available from Chipper Hervieux, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504. You may request a copy at firstname.lastname@example.org, or view the document at http://www/laws-rules/activity/wac173303.html.
A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Chipper Hervieux, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, phone (360) 407-6756, fax (360) 407-6715, e-mail email@example.com.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 13, Amended 34, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 28, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: November 30, 2004.
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 05-02 issue of the Register.