(1) "Scope" means the range of proposed actions, alternatives, and impacts to be analyzed in an environmental document (WAC 197-11-060
(2) To determine the scope of environmental impact statements, agencies consider three types of actions, three types of impacts, and three types of alternatives.
(i) Single (a specific action which is not related to other proposals or parts of proposals);
(ii) Connected (proposals or parts of proposals which are closely related under WAC 197-11-060
(3) or 197-11-305(1)); or
(iii) Similar (proposals that have common aspects and may be analyzed together under WAC 197-11-060
(i) No action;
(ii) Other reasonable courses of action; or
(iii) Mitigation measures (not in the proposed action).
(ii) Indirect; or
(3) WAC 197-11-060
provides general rules for the content of any environmental review under SEPA; Part Four and WAC 197-11-440
provide specific rules for the content of EISs. The scope of an individual statement may depend on its relationship with other EISs or on phased review.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21C.110. 84-05-020 (Order DE 83-39), § 197-11-792, filed 2/10/84, effective 4/4/84.]