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Chapter 173-185 WAC
Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification

Timeline

Ecology adopted a new rule, Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification.

Date Activity
November 18, 2015 Announced rulemaking (filed the CR-101 form).
January - February 2016 Held workshop(s) and solicited informal comments.
April 6, 2016 Proposed rule (filed the CR-102 form). Proposed rule text and supporting documents available. Began public comment period.
May - June 2016 Held public hearings in Spokane (May 17), Everett (May 23), by webinar (May 26), and in Vancouver (June 3).
June 10, 2016 Public comment period on proposed rule ended.
June - August 2016 Reviewed public comments and prepared rule adoption packet.
August 24, 2016 Adopted rule (file the CR-103 form).
October 1, 2016 Effective date of adopted rule (usually 31 days after filing CR-103).

ADDITIONAL RULE INFORMATION

CONTACT

Kim Morley
360-407-7040
Kim.Morley
@ecy.wa.gov


Jase Brooks
360-407-7625
jase.brooks
@ecy.wa.gov

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