Chapter 80.50 RCW

ENERGY FACILITIES—SITE LOCATIONS

Sections
Legislative findingPolicyIntent.
Definitions.
Energy facility site evaluation councilCreatedMembershipSupport.
Energy facility site evaluation councilPowers enumerated.
Recommendations to secretary, federal energy regulatory commissionSiting electrical transmission corridorsCouncil designated as state authority for siting transmission facilities.
Energy facilities to which chapter appliesApplications for certificationFormsInformation.
Council to receive applicationsDeposits or charges for application processing or certification monitoringNotification requirements.
Expedited processing of applications.
Counsel for the environment.
Council staff to assist applicants, make recommendations.
Public hearings.
Recommendations to governorExpedited processingApproval or rejection of certificationReconsideration.
Transmission facilities for petroleum productsRecommendations to governor.
Chapter governs and supersedes other law or regulationsPreemption of regulation and certification by state.
Effect of certification.
Revocation or suspension of certificationGrounds.
Review.
Enforcement of compliancePenalties.
Additional penaltiesAppeal procedures.
Availability of information.
Study of potential sitesFeeDisposition of payments.
Proposals and actions by other state agencies and local political subdivisions pertaining to energy facilities exempt from "detailed statement" required by RCW 43.21C.030.
Disposition of receipts from applicants.
Unfinished nuclear power projectsTransfer of all or a portion of a site to a political subdivision or subdivisions of the stateWater rights.
Council actionsExemption from chapter 43.21C RCW.
Governor to evaluate council efficiency, make recommendations.
PreapplicationSiting electrical transmission facilitiesCorridors.
PreapplicationFeesPlans.
Effective date1996 c 4.
NOTES:
Reviser's note: Powers and duties of the department of social and health services and the secretary of social and health services transferred to the department of health and the secretary of health. See RCW 43.70.060.
Energy supply emergencies: Chapter 43.21G RCW.
Regulation of dangerous wastes associated with energy facilities: RCW 70.105.110.
State energy office: Chapter 43.21F RCW.
Water pollution control, energy facilities, permits, etc., duties of energy facility site evaluation council: RCW 90.48.262.
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