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Rule Making

Chapter 173-400 WAC - General Regulations for Air Pollution Sources
Chapter 173-423 WAC - Low Emission Vehicles
Chapter 173-476 WAC - Ambient Air Quality Standards
(updating EPA requirements and vehicle emission standards)

Timeline for Rulemaking

Ecology conducted rulemaking on three rules. To learn more about this rulemaking, see:

Timeline

Date Action
February 25, 2016 Propose rule (file the CR-102 form)
April 5, 2016 Hold public hearings
Hearing 1 - Lacey combined with a webinar
Hearing 2 - Immediately following Hearing 1.
Ecology proposes to include portions of the proposed rules in the State Implementation Plan.
April 12, 2016 End public comment period
April 12 - 20, 2016 Review public comments and prepare adoption packet
May 31, 2016 Adopt rule (file the CR-103 form)
July 1, 2016 Rule effective (31 days after filing)

ADDITIONAL RULE INFORMATION

CONTACT

Elena Guilfoil
elena.guilfoil@ecy.wa.gov
(360) 407-6855

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RELATED LINKS

Washington Clean Air Act
Air Quality Rules

ECOLOGY RULEMAKING

Current Rulemaking
Closed Rulemaking