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Chapter 70A.15 RCW

WASHINGTON CLEAN AIR ACT

Sections

HTMLPDF 70A.15.1005Declaration of public policies and purpose.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1010Air pollution control accountAir operating permit account.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1030Definitions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1040Environmental excellence program agreementsEffect on chapter.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1050Technical assistance program for regulated community.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1060Transportation activities"Conformity" determination requirements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1070Causing or permitting air pollution unlawfulException.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1080ExceptionBurning wood at historic structure.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1090Policy to cooperate with federal government.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1100Issuance of enforceable orderOverburdened communities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1500Air pollution control authorities createdActivated authorities, composition, meetingsDelineation of air pollution regions, considerations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1510Air pollution control authority may be activated by counties, when.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1520Multicounty authority may be formed by contiguous countiesName.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1530Merger of active and inactive authorities to form multicounty or regional authorityProcedure.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1540Merger of active and inactive authorities to form multicounty or regional authorityReorganization of board of directorsRules and regulations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1550Resolutions activating authoritiesContentsFilingsEffective date of operation.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1560Powers and duties of authorities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1570Cost-reimbursement agreements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1580Excess tax levy authorizedElection, procedure, expense.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1590Air pollution control authorityFiscal yearAdoption of budgetContents.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1600Methods for determining proportion of supplemental income to be paid by component cities, towns and countiesPayment.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1610Designation of authority treasurer and auditorDuties.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1620Assessed valuation of taxable property, certification by county assessors.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1630Authorization to borrow money.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.1640Special air pollution studiesContracts for conduct of.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2000Air pollution control authorityBoard of directorsCompositionTerm.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2010City selection committees.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2020City selection committeesMeetings, notice, recording officerAlternative mail ballotingNotice.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2030Air pollution control authorityBoard of directorsPowers, quorum, officers, compensation.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2040Air pollution control authorityPowers and duties of activated authority.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2050Subpoena powersWitnesses, expenses and mileageRules and regulations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2060Federal aid.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2200Classification of air contaminant sourcesRegistrationFeeRegistration program definedAdoption of rules requiring persons to report emissions of greenhouse gases.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2210Notice may be required of construction of proposed new contaminant sourceSubmission of plansApproval, disapprovalEmission control"De minimis new sources" defined.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2220Existing stationary sourceReplacement or substantial alteration of emission control technology.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2230RACT requirements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2240Control of emissionsBubble conceptSchedules of compliance.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2250Preemption of uniform building and fire codes.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2260Operating permits for air contaminant sourcesGenerallyFees, report to legislature.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2270Annual fees from operating permit program source to cover cost of program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2280Source categories not required to have a permitRecommendations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2290Gasoline vapor recovery devicesLimitation on requiring.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2300Air pollution control authority control officer.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2310VariancesApplication forConsiderationsLimitationsRenewalsReview.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2500Investigation of conditions by control officer or departmentEntering private, public property.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2510Confidentiality of records and information.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2520Enforcement actions by air authorityNotice to violators.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2530Order final unless appealed to pollution control hearings board.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2540Rules of authority supersede local rules, regulations, etc.Exceptions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2550Air pollution control authorityDissolution of prior districtsContinuation of rules and regulations until superseded.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2560Air pollution control advisory council.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2570Dissolution of authorityDeactivation of authority.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2580Withdrawal from multicounty authority.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.2590Certain generators fueled by biogas produced by an anaerobic digesterExtended compliance period for permit provisions related to the emissions limit for sulfurTechnical assistance.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3000Powers and duties of department.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3010Enforcement actions by departmentNotice to violators.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3020Hazardous substance remedial actionsProcedural requirements not applicable.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3030Contracts, agreements for use of personnel by departmentReimbursementMerit system regulations waived.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3040Powers and rights of governmental units and persons are not limited by act or recommendations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3050Emission control requirements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3060State financial aidApplication forRequirements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3070Hearing upon activation of authorityFindingAssumption of jurisdiction by departmentExpenses.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3080Air contaminant sourcesRegulation by department; authorities may be more stringentHearingStandards.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3090Order activating authorityFilingHearingAmendment of order.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3100Air pollution control authorityReview by department of program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3110Air pollution control authorityAssumption of control by department.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3120State departments and agencies to cooperate with department and authorities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3130Department of health powers regarding radionuclidesEnergy facility site evaluation council authority over permit program sources.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3140Restraining ordersInjunctions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3150Penalties.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3160Civil penaltiesExcusable excess emissions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3170Additional means for enforcement of chapter.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3180Short title.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3500WoodstovesPolicy.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3510WoodstovesDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3520Residential and commercial constructionBurning and heating device standards.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3530Solid fuel burning devicesEmission performance standards.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3540Sale of unapproved woodstovesProhibited.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3550Sale of unapproved woodstovesPenalty.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3560Sale of unapproved woodstovesApplication of law to advertising media.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3570Residential solid fuel burning devicesOpacity levelsEnforcement and public education.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3580Limitations on burning wood for heatFirst and second stage burn bansReport on second stage burn banExceptionsEmergency situations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3590Liability of condominium owners' association or resident association.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3600Limitations on use of solid fuel burning devices.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3610Woodstove education program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3620Woodstove education and enforcement account createdFee imposed on solid fuel burning device sales.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.3630Woodsmoke emissionsFindings.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4000Transportation demand managementFindings.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4010Transportation demand managementDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4020Transportation demand managementRequirements for counties and cities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4030Transportation demand managementGrowth and transportation efficiency centers.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4040Transportation demand managementRequirements for employers.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4050Transportation demand managementJurisdictions' review and penalties.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4060Transportation demand managementCommute trip reduction board.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4070Transportation demand managementTechnical assistance.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4080Transportation demand managementUse of funds.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4090Transportation demand managementIntentState leadership.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4100Transportation demand managementState agenciesJoint comprehensive commute trip reduction planReports.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4110Transportation demand managementCollective bargaining powers unaffected.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4200Zero emission school bus grant program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4500Reports of authorities to department of ecologyContents.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4510Burning used oil fuel in land-based facilities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4520Metals mining and milling operations permitsInspections by department of ecology.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4530Odors or fugitive dust caused by agricultural activities consistent with good agricultural practices exempt from chapter.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.4540Ammonia emissions from use as agricultural or silvicultural fertilizerRegulation prohibited.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5000Definition of "outdoor burning."
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5010Outdoor burningFires prohibitedExceptions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5020Outdoor burningAreas where prohibitedExceptionsUse for management of storm or flood-related debrisSilvicultural burning.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5030Outdoor burningPermits issued by political subdivisions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5040Limited outdoor burningEstablishment of program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5050Limited outdoor burningConstruction.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5060Limited outdoor burningAuthority of local air pollution control authority or department of ecology to allow outdoor fires not restricted.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5070Limited outdoor burningProgramExceptions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5080Limited outdoor burningPermits issued by political subdivisionsTypes of fires permitted.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5090PermitsIssuanceConditioning of permitsFeesAgricultural burning practices and research task forceDevelopment of public education materialsAgricultural activities.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5100Delegation of permit issuance and enforcement to political subdivisions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5110Open burning of grasses grown for seedAlternativesStudiesDeposit of permit fees in special grass seed burning accountProceduresLimitationsReport.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5120Burning permits for abating or prevention of forest fire hazards, management of ecosystems, instruction or silvicultural operationsIssuanceFees.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5130Silvicultural forest burningReduce statewide emissionsExemptionMonitoring program.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5140Burning permits for abating or prevention of forest fire hazards, management of ecosystems, instruction or silvicultural operationsConditions for issuance and use of permitsAir quality standards to be metAlternate methods to lessen forest debris.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5150Cooperation between department of natural resources and state, local, or regional air pollution authoritiesWithholding of permits.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5160Adoption of rules.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5170Burning permits for regeneration of rare and endangered plants.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5180Aircraft crash rescue fire trainingTraining to fight structural firesTraining to fight forest firesOther firefighter instruction.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5190Outdoor burning allowed for managing storm or flood-related debris.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5200Fires necessary for Indian ceremonies or smoke signals.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5210Permit to set fires for weed abatement.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.5220Disposal of tumbleweeds.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6000Air pollution episodesLegislative findingDeclaration of policy.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6010Air pollution episodesEpisode avoidance planContentsSource emission reduction plansAuthorityConsidered orders.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6020Air pollution episodesDeclaration of air pollution emergency by governor.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6030Air pollution episodesRestraining orders, temporary injunctions to enforce ordersProcedure.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6040Air pollution episodesOrders to be effective immediately.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6050Plans approved pursuant to federal clean air actEnforcement authority.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6200Legislative declarationIntent.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6210Definitions.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6220Monitoring by department of ecology.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6230Emission credits banking programAmount of credit.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6240Department of ecology may accept delegation of programs.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6250Evaluation of information on acid deposition in Pacific NorthwestEstablishment of critical levelsNotification of legislature.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6260Establishment of critical deposition and acidification levelsConsiderations.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6270Carbon dioxide mitigationFees.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6400Clean fuel matching grants for public transit, vehicle mechanics, and refueling infrastructure.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6440Stationary natural gas engines used in combined heat and power systemsPermitting processEmission limits.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6450Boiler or process heatersAssessment and reporting requirements.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.6455Restitution following a criminal conviction.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.9001Construction1967 c 238.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.9002Construction, repeal of RCW 70.94.061 through 70.94.066Saving.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.9003Effective dates1991 c 199.
HTMLPDF 70A.15.9004Severability1967 c 238.

NOTES:

Environmental certification programsFeesRulesLiability: RCW 43.21A.175.
Pollution Disclosure Act of 1971: Chapter 90.52 RCW.
Tax exemptions and credits for air pollution control facilities: Chapter 82.34 RCW.
Washington clean indoor air act: Chapter 70.160 RCW.