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Focus Sheet: Appeal of the General Permit

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
17-10-009April 2017November 2023
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Author(s) Water Quality Program
Description This is an informal guide to your right of appeal. It is not exclusive and does not have force and effect of state law or regulation.

The appeal of Ecology actions and the process of appeals is governed by:
- Chapter 43.21B RCW
- Chapter 371-08 WAC

You have the right to appeal the general permit to the Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) within 30 days of the issuance of the General Permit.
NOTES updated in 2023
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Keywords permits, permit, General Permit, Permit Appeal
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