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Rule Implementation Plan - Chapter 173-201A WAC Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington
Rule Implementation Plan - Chapter 173-201A WAC Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington (Number of pages: 25) (Publication Size: 841KB)
|Author(s)||Water Quality Plan|
|Description||This document was developed for rulemaking AO#19-02, to amend several sections of Chapter 173-201A WAC - Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington. Amendments include: changes to numeric criteria for total dissolved gas (TDG) in the Snake and Columbia rivers, amending specific sections of the rule to meet legal obligations in a 2018 Stipulated Order of Dismissal, and clarifying the descriptions of marine water aquatic life use designations. The purpose of this rule implementation plan is to inform those who must comply with Chapter 173-201A WAC about how Ecology intends to:
• Implement and enforce the rule.
• Inform and educate persons affected by the rule.
• Promote and assist voluntary compliance for the rule.
• Evaluate the rule.
• Train and inform Ecology staff about the new or amended rule.
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|Contact||Susan Braley at 360-407-6600 or Susan.Braley@ecy.wa.gov|
|Keywords||Rulemaking, Columbia River Basin, WAC 173-201A, rule-making, dams, Columbia River, water quality, water quality standards, dam, 173-201A WAC, Total Dissolved Gas|
|WEB PAGE||Water Quality Standards|
Final Environmental Impact Statement - Washington State's Changes to Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington – WAC 173-201A
Concise Explanatory Statement - Chapter 173-201A WAC - Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington - Summary of rulemaking and response to comments
Final Regulatory Analyses for Chapter 173-201A WAC, Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington
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