Closed Rulemaking

Chapter 173-400 WAC - General regulation for air pollution sources

Chapter 173-401 WAC - Operating permit regulation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established thresholds for greenhouse gas emissions in June 2010 that Ecology implemented through amendments to Chapter 173-400 WAC, General Regulations for Air Pollution Sources and Chapter 173-401 WAC, Operating Permit Regulation. The EPA is working on amendments that will defer greenhouse gas permitting requirements for carbon dioxide emissions from biomass-fired and other biogenic sources. The state rules need to be revised to assure the consistency of the provisions between the federal and state Clean Air Acts.

Filing date

Type of activity

08/10/11

Rule adoption

6/22/11

Rule proposal

5/4/11

Rule pre-proposal

5/4/11

Rule-making suspension
  • Director Sturdevant determined this rule making can move forward (it meets Executive Order 10-06 exemption criteria 3e). See the Rule-Making Suspension Archives page for more information.
Contact:

Linda.Whitcher@ecy.wa.gov, (360) 407-6875