WAC 173-350-500 - Ground water monitoring

Agendas and meeting notes from the advisory committee on section 500 on the WAC 173-350 rulemaking.

WAC 173-350-500 - Ground water monitoring

Ecology staff lead: Tom Culhane 

Work group members 

Name Organization
Dennis Moore Trans-Alta USA
Brian Butler Port Townsend Paper
James Obereiner Waste Management
Jennifer Garcelon Clallam County Environmental Health Services
Bryan Hunt Northeast Tri-County Health District
Patti Johnson Kittitas County Solid Waste
Pat Shanley WA Department of Ecology - W2R

Focus: Groundwater monitoring is a key to protecting the environment. Several issues the work group may consider include requiring submittal of quarterly monitoring reports, requiring electronic submission of quarterly monitoring data through Ecology's Environmental Information Management System, determining whether analyses for metals must be conducted for dissolved or total constituents, and clarifying what happens if monitoring indicates that corrective action steps need to be taken. 

Update: The workgroup responsible for rewriting the WAC 173-350-500 section has completed its work. Ecology has prepared draft language to be shared with stakeholders in the spring of 2016. Please send questions to w2rrulemaking@ecy.wa.gov

Work group meetings and notes

May 13, 2015 1-3 p.m. Conference Call 

April 20, 2015 1-3 p.m. Conference Call 

March 2, 2015 1-3 p.m. Conference Call

Summary of Activities October 2014 - January 2015