RELATED ECOLOGY PROGRAMS
Ecology has halted rulemaking efforts to revise the SEPA nonproject review process and form.
The Nonproject Initiative is an endeavor to revise the approach used to review nonproject actions (plans, policies, and regulations). Ecology intends to amend the SEPA Rules, (Chapter 197-11 WAC) to require an approach that integrates environmental values into nonproject actions that direct, encourage, or enable future "on the ground" activities.
Background and Overview Materials
Formal Pilot Projects
To ensure the practicability
of conducting SEPA using the Nonproject Review Form (NPRF), local and
state agencies have volunteered to serve as pilots. Five pilots are
underway using the new process and form. The pilots represent a cross
section of non-project actions. This site will be updated periodically to
include the results of these pilots. The pilots are:
Informal Pilot Projects
Links to information on informal pilot projects using Nonproject Review Form
For general questions or comments concerning SEPA, please e-mail the SEPA Unit or call (360) 407-6922.
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