Oil Spill Contingency Plan - Railroad Rulemaking
ADDITIONAL RULE INFORMATION
On August 31, 2016 Ecology adopted a new rule, Chapter 173-186 WAC, Oil Spill Contingency Plan – Railroad.
|November 18, 2015
Announced rulemaking (filed the CR-101 form).
|January - February 2016
||Held workshop(s) and solicited informal comments.
|April 6, 2016
||Proposed rule (filed the CR-102 form). Proposed rule text and supporting documents available. Began public comment period.
|May - June 2016
||Held public hearings in Spokane (May 17), Everett (May 23), by webinar (June 1), and in Vancouver (June 3).
|June 10, 2016
||Public comment period on proposed rule ended.
|June - August 2016
||Reviewed public comments and prepared rule adoption packet.
|August 31, 2016
||Adopted rule (file the CR-103 form).
|October 1, 2016
||Effective date of adopted rule.