WSR 11-13-048




[ Filed June 9, 2011, 3:44 p.m. , effective July 10, 2011 ]

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Other Findings Required by Other Provisions of Law as Precondition to Adoption or Effectiveness of Rule: SEPA DNS issued.

Purpose: The proposal will adopt, as directed in chapter 70.94 RCW, a mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rule for facilities licensed and regulated by energy facility site evaluation council (EFSEC).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amended sections of chapter 173-441 WAC will be adopted by reference into existing EFSEC rule, chapter 463-78 WAC, General and operating permit regulations for air pollution sources, as WAC 463-78-005(5).

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 70.94 and 70.235 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-08-075 on April 6, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 16, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 16, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 7, 2011.

Al Wright



AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-01-046, filed 12/10/08, effective 1/10/09)

WAC 463-78-005   Adoption by reference.   (1) The energy facility site evaluation council adopts the following provisions of chapter 173-400 WAC, in effect on November 1, 2008, by reference. WAC 173-400-110(8) and 173-400-730(4) are not adopted by reference.

WAC 173-400-030: Definitions.
WAC 173-400-035: Portable and temporary sources.
WAC 173-400-040: General standards for maximum emissions.
WAC 173-400-050: Emission standards for combustion and incineration units.
WAC 173-400-060: Emission standards for general process units.
WAC 173-400-075: Emission standards for sources emitting hazardous air pollutants.
WAC 173-400-081: Startup and shutdown.
WAC 173-400-091: Voluntary limits on emissions.
WAC 173-400-105: Records, monitoring, and reporting.
WAC 173-400-107: Excess emissions.
WAC 173-400-110: New source review (NSR).
WAC 173-400-112: Requirements for new sources in nonattainment areas.
WAC 173-400-113: Requirements for new sources in attainment or unclassifiable areas.
WAC 173-400-114: Requirements for replacement or substantial alteration of emission control technology at an existing stationary source.
WAC 173-400-117: Special protection requirements for federal Class I areas.
WAC 173-400-120: Bubble rules.
WAC 173-400-131: Issuance of emission reduction credits.
WAC 173-400-136: Use of emission reduction credits.
WAC 173-400-151: Retrofit requirements for visibility protection.
WAC 173-400-161: Compliance schedules.
WAC 173-400-171: Public involvement.
WAC 173-400-175: Public information.
WAC 173-400-180: Variance.
WAC 173-400-190: Requirements for nonattainment areas.
WAC 173-400-200: Creditable stack height and dispersion techniques.
WAC 173-400-205: Adjustment for atmospheric conditions.
WAC 173-400-700: Review of major stationary sources of air pollution.
WAC 173-400-710: Definitions.
WAC 173-400-720: Prevention of significant deterioration (PSD).
WAC 173-400-730: Prevention of significant deterioration application processing procedures.
WAC 173-400-740: PSD permitting public involvement requirements.
WAC 173-400-750: Revisions to PSD permits.

(2) The energy facility site evaluation council adopts the following provisions of chapter 173-401 WAC, in effect on March 1, 2005, by reference.

WAC 173-401-100: Program overview.
WAC 173-401-200: Definitions.
WAC 173-401-300: Applicability.
WAC 173-401-500: Permit applications.
WAC 173-401-510: Permit application form.
WAC 173-401-520: Certification.
WAC 173-401-530: Insignificant emission units.
WAC 173-401-531: Thresholds for hazardous air pollutants.
WAC 173-401-532: Categorically exempt insignificant emission units.
WAC 173-401-533: Units and activities defined as insignificant on the basis of size or production rate.
WAC 173-401-600: Permit content.
WAC 173-401-605: Emission standards and limitations.
WAC 173-401-610: Permit duration.
WAC 173-401-615: Monitoring and related recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
WAC 173-401-620: Standard terms and conditions. Except (2)(i).
WAC 173-401-625: Federally enforceable requirements.
WAC 173-401-630: Compliance requirements.
WAC 173-401-635: Temporary sources.
WAC 173-401-640: Permit shield.
WAC 173-401-645: Emergency provision.
WAC 173-401-650: Operational flexibility.
WAC 173-401-700: Action on application.
WAC 173-401-705: Requirement for a permit.
WAC 173-401-710: Permit renewal, revocation and expiration.
WAC 173-401-720: Administrative permit amendments.
WAC 173-401-722: Changes not requiring permit revisions.
WAC 173-401-725: Permit modifications.
WAC 173-401-730: Reopening for cause.
WAC 173-401-750: General permits.
WAC 173-401-800: Public involvement.
WAC 173-401-810: EPA Review.
WAC 173-401-820: Review by affected states.

(3) The energy facility site evaluation council adopts the following provisions of chapter 173-406 WAC, in effect on March 1, 2005, by reference.

WAC 173-406-100: Acid rain program general provisions.
WAC 173-406-101: Definitions.
WAC 173-406-102: Measurements, abbreviations, and acronyms.
WAC 173-406-103: Applicability.
WAC 173-406-104: New units exemption.
WAC 173-406-105: Retired units exemption.
WAC 173-406-106: Standard requirements.
WAC 173-406-200: Designated representative.
WAC 173-406-201: Submissions.
WAC 173-406-202: Objections.
WAC 173-406-300: Acid rain permit applications.
WAC 173-406-301: Requirement to apply.
WAC 173-406-302: Information requirements for acid rain permit applications.
WAC 173-406-303: Permit application shield and binding effect of permit application.
WAC 173-406-400: Acid rain compliance plan and compliance options.
WAC 173-406-401: General.
WAC 173-406-402: Repowering extensions.
WAC 173-406-500: Acid rain permit.
WAC 173-406-501: Contents.
WAC 173-406-502: Permit shield.
WAC 173-406-600: Acid rain permit issuance procedures.
WAC 173-406-601: General.
WAC 173-406-602: Completeness.
WAC 173-406-603: Statement of basis.
WAC 173-406-604: Issuance of acid rain permits.
WAC 173-406-700: Permit revisions.
WAC 173-406-701: General.
WAC 173-406-702: Permit modifications.
WAC 173-406-703: Fast-track modifications.
WAC 173-406-704: Administrative permit amendment.
WAC 173-406-705: Automatic permit amendment.
WAC 173-406-706: Permit reopenings.
WAC 173-406-800: Compliance certification.
WAC 173-406-801: Annual compliance certification report.
WAC 173-406-802: Units with repowering extension plans.
WAC 173-406-900: Nitrogen oxides emission reduction program.
WAC 173-406-950: Sulfur dioxide opt-ins.

(4) The energy facility site evaluation council adopts the following provisions of chapter 173-460 WAC, in effect on March 1, 2005, by reference.

WAC 173-460-010: Purpose.
WAC 173-460-020: Definitions.
WAC 173-460-030: Requirements, applicability and exemptions.
WAC 173-460-040: New source review.
WAC 173-460-050: Requirement to quantify emissions.
WAC 173-460-060: Control technology requirements.
WAC 173-460-070: Ambient impact requirement.
WAC 173-460-080: Demonstrating ambient impact compliance.
WAC 173-460-090: Second tier analysis.
WAC 173-460-100: Request for risk management decision.
WAC 173-460-110: Acceptable source impact levels.
WAC 173-460-120: Scientific review and amendment of acceptable source impact levels and lists.
WAC 173-460-130: Fees.
WAC 173-460-140: Remedies.
WAC 173-460-150: Class A toxic air pollutants: Known, probable and potential human carcinogens and acceptable source impact levels.
WAC 173-460-160: Class B toxic air pollutants and acceptable source impact levels.

(5) The energy facility site evaluation council adopts the following provisions of chapter 173-441 WAC, in effect on January 1, 2011, by reference.

WAC 173-441-010: Scope.
WAC 173-441-020: Definitions.
WAC 173-441-030: Applicability.
WAC 173-441-040: Greenhouse gases.
WAC 173-441-050: General monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping and verification requirements.
WAC 173-441-060: Authorization and responsibilities of the designated representative.
WAC 173-441-070: Report submittal.
WAC 173-441-080: Standardized methods and conversion factors incorporated by reference.
WAC 173-441-090: Compliance and enforcement.
WAC 173-441-100: Addresses.
WAC 173-441-110: Fees.
WAC 173-441-120: Calculation methods incorporated by reference from 40 C.F.R. Part 98 for facilities.
WAC 173-441-140: Petitioning ecology to use an alternative calculation method to calculate greenhouse gas emissions.
WAC 173-441-150: Confidentiality.
WAC 173-441-160: Ecology to share information with local air authorities and with the energy facility site evaluation council.
WAC 173-441-170: Severability.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 80.50 RCW and RCW 80.50.040. 09-01-046, 463-78-005, filed 12/10/08, effective 1/10/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040 (1) and (12). 06-06-037, 463-78-005, filed 2/23/06, effective 3/26/06; 04-21-013, recodified as 463-78-005, filed 10/11/04, effective 11/11/04; 04-17-058, 463-39-005, filed 8/11/04, effective 9/11/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040(1). 95-17-088, 463-39-005, filed 8/21/95, effective 9/21/95; 94-16-031, 463-39-005, filed 7/26/94, effective 8/26/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040(1) and chapter 70.94 RCW. 93-23-035, 463-39-005, filed 11/10/93, effective 12/11/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040(1). 92-09-013, 463-39-005, filed 4/2/92, effective 5/3/92.]

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