WSR 18-13-016
[Filed June 7, 2018, 4:29 p.m., effective August 1, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: August 1, 2018.
Purpose: This section currently adopts by reference various applicable sections of chapters 173-400 and 173-460 WAC related to new source review. Several referenced sections of these codes were updated with WSR 16-12-099, effective July 1, 2016. The changes to the WAC implemented new effective dates of the federal regulations referenced in those sections and a minor change consolidating how those dates are referenced in the WAC itself. The proposed amendments to Section 6.01 would update those sections of WAC adopted by reference. There are no benefits or costs associated with the proposed amendments.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending Regulation I, Section 6.01 (Components of New Source Review Program).
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-10-107 on May 2, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: June 7, 2018.
Craig Kenworthy
Executive Director
(a) In addition to the provisions of this regulation, the Agency adopts by reference and enforces the following provisions of the new source review program established by the Washington State Department of Ecology:
WAC 173-400-030
Definitions. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-081
Startup and shutdown. (effective 4/01/11)
WAC 173-400-110
New source review (NSR) for sources and portable sources. (effective 12/29/12) (1)(c)(i), (1)(d) and (1)(e)
WAC 173-400-111
Processing notice of construction applications for sources, stationary sources and portable sources. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-112
Requirements for new sources in nonattainment areas. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-113
Requirements for new sources in attainment or unclassifiable areas. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-114
Requirements for replacement or substantial alteration of emission control technology at an existing stationary source. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-117
Special protection requirements for federal Class I areas. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-171
Public notice. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-200
Creditable stack height and dispersion techniques. (effective 2/10/05)
WAC 173-400-560
General order of approval. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-700
Review of major stationary sources of air pollution. (effective 4/01/11)
WAC 173-400-710
Definitions. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-720
Prevention of significant deterioration (PSD). (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-730
Prevention of significant deterioration application processing procedures. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-740
PSD permitting public involvement requirements. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-750
Revisions to PSD permits. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-800
Major stationary source and major modification in a nonattainment area. (effective 4/01/11)
WAC 173-400-810
Major stationary source and major modification definitions. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-820
Determining if a new stationary source or modification to a stationary source is subject to these requirements. (effective 12/29/12)
WAC 173-400-830
Permitting requirements. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-840
Emission offset requirements. (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-850
Actual emissions plantwide applicability limitation (PAL). (effective 7/01/16 ((12/29/12)))
WAC 173-400-860
Public involvement procedures. (effective 4/01/11)
WAC 173-460-020
Definitions. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-030
Applicability. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-040
New source review. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-050
Requirement to quantify emissions. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-060(1)
Control technology requirements. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-070
Ambient impact requirement. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-071
Voluntary limits on emissions. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-080
First tier review. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-090
Second tier review. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-100
Third tier review. (effective 6/20/09)
WAC 173-460-150
Table of ASIL, SQER and de minimis emission values. – excluding references to de minimis emission values (effective 6/20/09)
(b) The Washington State Department of Ecology is the permitting agency for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program under WAC 173-400-700 through WAC 173-400-750 (as delegated by agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10), and for primary aluminum smelters, kraft pulp mills, and sulfite pulp mills.
(c) The Washington State Department of Health is the permitting agency for radionuclides under chapter 246-247 WAC.
(d) The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) is the permitting agency for large natural gas and oil pipelines, electric power plants above 350 megawatts, new oil refineries or large expansions of existing facilities, and underground natural gas storage fields under chapter 463-78 WAC.