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Rulemaking at Ecology

Rules listed below are sorted by topic and indicate Ecology's intentions for rulemaking. We invite you to participate in our rulemaking processes. Here you will find rules in various stages of the rulemaking process.

  • Rulemaking that has be officially filed with the Washington State Legislature’s Code Reviser’s Office (filed a CR-101 form), and are sorted by topic,
  • Recently closed rulemakings. (closed rulemaking web pages are kept here for 2 years after the date of adoption),
  • Programs that are undergoing an exploratory process for rulemaking.
Under each topic below to see rulemaking underway, more information, and the rulemaking status including documents, timelines and contact information.
Rulemaking

We invite you to participate in our rulemaking process. Rule chapters listed below indicate Ecology's intentions for rulemaking on that chapter. These links will take you to the rulemaking web page which contains information including documents, timelines, and contact information.

You will see rules in various stages of the rulemaking process.  

  • Rulemaking that has been officially filed with the Washington State Legislature's Code Revisers Office (filed a CR-101 form), known as "open rulemaking."
  • Ecology programs that are undergoing an exploratory process for rulemaking, known as "exploratory rulemaking."

See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information relating to the rulemaking process.

Open rulemaking

Air & Climate

Water & Shorelines

 

Waste & Toxics

Spills & Cleanup

Grants & Loans

  • None at this time.

Exploratory rulemaking

Closed rulemaking