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Comment Period

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

Proposed Rulemaking

Sept. 2, 2020 - Nov. 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

We are formally proposing amendments to Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification, and we're opening the public comment period. This chapter establishes reporting standards for facilities that receive crude oil by rail and pipelines that transport crude oil through the state. The rule also describes reporting standards for Ecology to share information with tribes, emergency responders, local governments, and the public.

  • Comments due: Nov. 1, 2020
  • Submit by: Mail, online, or at the hearing


This rulemaking will amend Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification. Review related documents on the page for this rulemaking.

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Kim Morley
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
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Kim Morley
Rulemaking Lead
(360) 701-2398

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