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Due to the coronovirus epidemic, Gov. Jay Inslee has directed state agencies to conduct public meetings remotely.
We invite you to a webinar introducing the Salmon Spawning Habitat Protection rule.
The purpose of this presentation is to provide background information on the rule and discuss our process for rule development.
We will cover the following topics during this webinar:
This rulemaking would propose amendments to chapter 173-201A WAC Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington.
Documents for review
We write rules to implement and enforce state and federal environmental laws and rules. Ecology follows a 3-phase process for rulemaking:
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.
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