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WAC 173-350-360 - Moderate risk waste handling

Agendas and meeting notes from the advisory committee on section 360 on the WAC 173-350 rulemaking.

WAC 173-350-360 - Moderate risk waste handling

Ecology staff lead: Al Salvi 

Work group members 
Name Organization
Keith Lund Stericycle
Jon Napier WA State Association of Fire Marshals
Rick Gilbert Kitsap County Public Works
Rob Rieck ECY - HWTR
Cheryl Christian WA Dept of Labor & Industries
Gerald Tousley Jurisdictional Health Authority - Thurston County
Alan DenAdel Pend Oreille County Public Works
Patti Johnson Kittitas County Solid Waste
Bryan Hunt Jurisdictional Health Authority -NE Tri-County

Focus: A work group has been formed and is meeting. Some issues the MRW work group will address: 
  • Work on clarifying current design and operational requirements. 
  • Look at providing more consistency between the design requirements for MRW (WAC 173-350-360) and TSD facilities (Chapter 173-303 WAC), and worker safety requirements in WAC 173-350-360 and requirements of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. 
  • Look at the definition of limited MRW facility to determine if this definition should be changed to provide more collection opportunities for MRW materials. 
Update: Draft language was shared with the work group during the week of January 4, 2016. We are continuing to work with stakeholders to address recommendations and revise language. Please send questions to w2rrulemaking@ecy.wa.gov

Workgroup meetings and notes

Jan. 22, 2015 Conference Call  Sept. 23, 2014 10 a.m. - p.m., Ellensburg Armory