Ecology is proposing a new rule — Chapter 173-444 WAC, Clean Energy Transformation Rule — to help reduce greenhouse gases in Washington by transitioning away from electricity sources that depend on fossil fuels.
We write rules to implement and enforce state and federal environmental laws and rules. Ecology follows a 3-phase process for rulemaking:
- Announcement and development
For each phase of the process, we update the rulemaking web page and notify interested parties. We also file notice in the Washington State Register. To learn more about Ecology’s rulemaking process, read the Frequently Asked Questions.