SEPA Rulemaking Advisory Committee

Senate Bill 6406 instructed Ecology to convene a SEPA Rule Making Advisory Committee consisting of members representing at a minimum, cities, counties, business, environmental interests, agricultural interests, cultural resources interests, state agencies and tribal governments. The committee will assist Ecology in updating exemption thresholds and the environmental checklist. Here is the updated Advisory Committee Roster.

Meeting materials and support documentation

October 17, 2013

Responses to the draft status report dated 9-10-2013 provided by:

September 17, 2013

Responses to the preliminary draft status reports (dated July 19 and August 9, 2013) received by Ecology:

August 15, 2013

July 25, 2013

June 13, 2013

Responses to the preliminary draft rule language on categorical exemptions received by:

May 9, 2013

April 11, 2013

March 27, 2013 - Feedback received by Advisory Committee on Categorical Exemptions

On March 20, 2013, Ecology sent an email to the Advisory Committee asking each interest to review the synthesized list of Categorical Exemption topics that were indicated as high priority by committee members. Ecology asked committee members to review this list and identify if there were any additional comments, questions or topics. Below are the responses Ecology received:

March 14, 2013

Materials for presentations by:

February 14, 2013

Follow-up meeting materials for presentations made by:

January 10, 2013

Meeting materials 2012

November 13, 2012

October 2, 2012

September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 follow-up meeting materials:

August 14, 2012

For more information about the SEPA Rulemaking Advisory committee, please contact:

Fran Sant
SEPA Rulemaking Coordinator
(360) 407-6004


For questions or comments concerning SEPA, please e-mail the SEPA Unit or call (360) 407-6922.