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Surface Water Quality Standards 2011 Rule Activity

Rule Activity Timeline

August 10, 2011 EPA approves the minor editorial changes and non-substantive revisions to Washington State's water quality standards.
May 9, 2011 Rule adoption
April 20, 2011 The adopted rule-making documents were filed with the Office of the Code Reviser on April 20, 2011. The adopted rule becomes effective on May 21, 2011. Please see the rule adoption notice for more details.
January 18, 2011 The proposed rule-making documents were filed with the Office of the Code Reviser. Public hearings for this proposed rule making are scheduled on March 2, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in Lacey, Bellevue, Yakima, and Spokane. Please see the rule proposal notice for more details.

Rule Documents Available for Comment until March 16, 2011:

December 8, 2010 Ecology released a rule-making suspension update and determination list.
Nov. 17, 2010 Gov. Gregoire issued executive order 10-06, suspending state rule-making processes.
July 29, 2010 A rule revision was initiated to correct typographic errors and make clarifications to portions of the surface water quality standards.

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