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Chapter 16-230 WAC

Last Update: 12/26/18

USE OF CHEMICALS AND CHEMICALLY TREATED MATERIALS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES

WAC Sections

HTMLPDF16-230-005Adoption of national consensus code.
HTMLPDF16-230-008Order of precedence.
HTMLPDF16-230-010Restrictions on insecticides used on blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint.
HTMLPDF16-230-015Definitions and terms.
HTMLPDF16-230-030Use restrictions for alfalfa and clover pesticide applications.
HTMLPDF16-230-075Restrictions for blossoming mint pesticide applications.
HTMLPDF16-230-076Boundaries and restrictions for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint for Area 1.
HTMLPDF16-230-078Boundaries and restrictions for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint for Area 2.
HTMLPDF16-230-079Special permits for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint pesticide applications.
HTMLPDF16-230-082Restrictions on pesticides used on pollen shedding corn.
HTMLPDF16-230-084Restrictions in Areas 1 and 2 for pollen shedding corn insecticide applications.
HTMLPDF16-230-086Restrictions in Area 3 for pollen shedding corn insecticide applications.
HTMLPDF16-230-088Permits granting a variance from restrictions.
HTMLPDF16-230-150Areas under order for use restricted desiccants and defoliants.
HTMLPDF16-230-160Desiccants and defoliants—Ground equipment—Droplet spectrum requirements for the entire area under order.
HTMLPDF16-230-170Desiccants and defoliants—Aerial equipment—Boom length, pressure, nozzle requirement, nozzle height of discharge and smoke device requirements for the entire area under order.
HTMLPDF16-230-180Weather and evening cutoff requirements for desiccants and defoliants.
HTMLPDF16-230-190Restrictions on the use of desiccants and defoliants in Walla Walla County.
HTMLPDF16-230-400Area under order for use restricted herbicides in Spokane County.
HTMLPDF16-230-410Use restricted herbicides in Spokane County.
HTMLPDF16-230-420Boundaries and restrictions for Spokane County Area 2.
HTMLPDF16-230-430Boundaries and restrictions for Spokane County Area 3.
HTMLPDF16-230-470Application of use restricted herbicides prohibited in Spokane County due to wind conditions.
HTMLPDF16-230-520Use and application of picloram in Spokane County.
HTMLPDF16-230-600Areas under order for use restricted herbicides.
HTMLPDF16-230-605Additional county rules for use restricted herbicides.
HTMLPDF16-230-610Use restricted herbicides in eastern Washington.
HTMLPDF16-230-615Restrictions on the sale and distribution of use restricted phenoxy-hormone type herbicides and dicamba in eastern Washington.
HTMLPDF16-230-640Use restricted herbicides—Eastern Washington—Weather and temperature conditions.
HTMLPDF16-230-645Evening cutoff for use restricted herbicides in eastern Washington.
HTMLPDF16-230-650Permits for the application of certain use restricted herbicides.
HTMLPDF16-230-655Use restricted herbicides—Eastern Washington—Ground equipment application requirements.
HTMLPDF16-230-665Restrictions on aerial applications near vineyards.
HTMLPDF16-230-670Use restricted herbicides—Eastern Washington—Aircraft boom length and application requirements.
HTMLPDF16-230-800Area under order and restrictions for Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-810Restrictions on the application of certain pesticides in Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-815Application of Paraquat and Diquat by air in Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-820Application of sulfonylurea herbicides by air in Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-825Conditions applying to permits in Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-830Application of use restricted pesticides in an emergency in Benton County.
HTMLPDF16-230-835Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 1.
HTMLPDF16-230-836Boundaries and restrictions in Benton County Area 1A.
HTMLPDF16-230-840Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 2.
HTMLPDF16-230-845Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 3.
HTMLPDF16-230-850Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 4.
HTMLPDF16-230-855Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 5.
HTMLPDF16-230-860Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 6.
HTMLPDF16-230-861Restrictions on applications in Benton County due to wind conditions.
HTMLPDF16-230-868Restrictions on applications in Benton County due to weather.
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16-230-001Promulgation. [Order 1041, Promulgation, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Promulgation, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-020Nonuse on blossoming alfalfa and clover crops. [Order 1041, Regulation 4, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 4, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 4, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 2, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 2, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-040Spray chemicals—Time when. [Order 1041, Regulation 6, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 6, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 6, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 4, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 4, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-050Endrin spray or dust—Time when. [Order 1041, Regulation 7, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 7, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 7, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 5, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 5, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-060Dieldrin Sevin—Spray or dust—Time when. [Order 1041, Regulation 8, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 8, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 8, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 6, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 6, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-070Parathion, metacide and methyl parathion—Use when. [Order 916, Regulation 7, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 7, filed 4/17/62.] Omitted from Orders 945 and 980 which superseded Orders 916 and 887.
16-230-080Time of sunrise and sunset. [Order 1041, Regulation 10, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980 (part), filed 4/6/65; Order 945 (part), filed 3/30/64; Order 916 (part), filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 7, filed 4/17/62.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-085Aircraft carrying restricted use pesticides—Permission required. [Order 1041, Regulation 11, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-090Restrictions in certain areas. [Order 1041, Regulation 12, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-100Regulations pertaining to the collection of special program fees on sales of 2,4-D—Promulgation. [Order 1424, § 16-230-100, filed 10/2/75.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-013, (Order 1819), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-101Promulgation. [Order 1469, § 16-230-101, filed 5/14/76.] Repealed by WSR 84-09-013, (Order 1819), filed 4/10/84. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-110Regulations pertaining to the collection of special program fees on sales of 2,4-D—Definitions. [Order 1469, § 16-230-110, filed 5/14/76; Order 1424, Regulation 1 (codified as WAC 16-230-110), filed 10/2/75.] Repealed by WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-115Procedure for collecting special program fees. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 79-07-016 (Order 1637), § 16-230-115, filed 6/12/79; WSR 78-06-076 (Order 1576), § 16-230-115, filed 5/31/78; Order 1534, § 16-230-115, filed 7/1/77; Order 1469, § 16-230-115, filed 5/14/76; Order 1424, Regulation 2 (codified as WAC 16-230-115), filed 10/2/75.] Repealed by WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-120Procedure for submitting reports. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 79-07-016 (Order 1637), § 16-230-120, filed 6/12/79; WSR 78-06-076 (Order 1576), § 16-230-120, filed 5/31/78; Order 1534, § 16-230-120, filed 7/1/77; Order 1469, § 16-230-120, filed 5/14/76; Order 1424, Regulation 3 (codified as WAC 16-230-120), filed 10/2/75.] Repealed by WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-200Walla Walla County Area 2. [Order 1545, § 16-230-200, filed 11/30/77.] Repealed by WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), filed 1/29/79. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-250Microencapsulated methyl parathion—Area under order. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW. WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), § 16-230-250, filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-250, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 04-18-023A, filed 8/24/04, effective 9/24/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. Later promulgation, see WAC 16-228-1220.
16-230-260Microencapsulated methyl parathion—Definitions. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW. WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), § 16-230-260, filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-260, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 04-18-023A, filed 8/24/04, effective 9/24/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. Later promulgation, see WAC 16-228-1220.
16-230-270Microencapsulated methyl parathion—Restrictions. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW. WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), § 16-230-270, filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 79-04-018 (Order 1595), § 16-230-270, filed 3/16/79; WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-270, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 04-18-023A, filed 8/24/04, effective 9/24/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. Later promulgation, see WAC 16-228-1220.
16-230-280Six-mile radius. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-280, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW.
16-230-281Microencapsulated methyl parathion—Emergency clause—Permits. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW. WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), § 16-230-281, filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93.] Repealed by WSR 04-18-023A, filed 8/24/04, effective 9/24/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. Later promulgation, see WAC 16-228-1220.
16-230-290Microencapsulated methyl parathion—Distribution. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW. WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), § 16-230-290, filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-290, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 04-18-023A, filed 8/24/04, effective 9/24/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. Later promulgation, see WAC 16-228-1220.
16-230-300Supersedure. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 78-05-042 (Order 1573), § 16-230-300, filed 4/21/78.] Repealed by WSR 93-17-041 (Order 5002), filed 8/11/93, effective 9/11/93. Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.21 RCW.
16-230-440What are the boundaries and restrictions for Area 4? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-440, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-440, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-039 (Order 1678), § 16-230-440, filed 2/20/80; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-440, filed 12/20/78.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-450What information does an aerial applicator need from the landowner? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-450, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-450, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-450, filed 12/20/78.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-460Does a commercial greenhouse need to be notified? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-460, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-460, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-460, filed 12/20/78.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-475Restricted use herbicides—Distribution, use, and application. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 88-09-013 (Order 1973), § 16-230-475, filed 4/12/88.] Repealed by WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW.
16-230-510Definition. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.57 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 79-07-091 (Order 1633), § 16-230-510, filed 6/29/79.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-620Low volatile. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-620, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 07-11-041A, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW.
16-230-625What are the restrictions on mixing and loading use restricted herbicides? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-625, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-625, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-625, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-630What are the restrictions for storage of use restricted herbicides? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-630, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-630, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-635What are the restrictions on petroleum and vegetable oil carriers and spray adjuvants? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-635, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-635, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-660Can an aircraft turn or fly low over cities and towns? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-660, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-660, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-673Use restricted herbicides—Eastern Washington—Application through irrigation systems. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-673, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 87-18-060 (Order 1950), § 16-230-673, filed 9/1/87.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-675Use restricted herbicides—Eastern Washington—Minimum nozzle orifice and core plate sizes for aircraft application. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-675, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-675, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-675, filed 2/20/80.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-805Application of pesticides in Benton County and portions of Franklin and Walla Walla counties—Recordkeeping. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-805, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.] Repealed by WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW.
16-230-813When are oil-type carriers prohibited in Benton County? [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-813, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-813, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-813, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-862Application of pesticides in Benton County—Area 1A. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-862, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-862, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 07-11-041A, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW.
16-230-863Application of pesticides in Benton County—Use restricted herbicides ground apparatus nozzle requirements. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-863, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-863, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-863, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-864Application of pesticides in Benton County—Use restricted herbicides, aircraft boom length, pressure, and nozzle requirements. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-864, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-864, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-864, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-865Other rules. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-865, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-865, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.] Repealed by WSR 92-13-035, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW.
16-230-866Application of pesticides in Benton County—Use restricted herbicides—Temperature conditions. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-866, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-866, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-866, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 19-02-039, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030.
16-230-870Other rules. [Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-870, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.] Repealed by WSR 00-24-002, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW.


PDF16-230-005

Adoption of national consensus code.

Adoption of provisions under the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) standards in this chapter is adoption of the provisions in the July 2018 version.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-005, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19.]



PDF16-230-008

Order of precedence.

If there is a conflict between the spray droplet spectrum size required in these rules and that which is required by the pesticide label, the applicator must use the largest droplet spectrum size required.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-008, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19.]



PDF16-230-010

Restrictions on insecticides used on blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint.

For the purposes of WAC 16-230-010 through 16-230-079, the following pesticides have additional statewide use restrictions when applied to blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint.
COMMON CHEMICAL NAME
ALSO KNOWN AS*
acephate
Orthene
azinphos-methyl
Guthion
carbaryl
Sevin
carbofuran
Furadan
chlorpyrifos
Lorsban
diazinon
 
dimethoate
Cygon
disulfoton
Di-Syston
endosulfan
Thiodan
fluvalinate
Spur
formetanate hydrochloride
Carzol
malathion
Fyfanon
methidathion
Supracide
methomyl
Lannate, Nudrin
methoxychlor
Marlate
methyl parathion
 
naled
Dibrom
oxamyl
Vydate
oxydemeton-methyl
Metasystox-R
phorate
Thimet
phosmet
Imidan
trichlorfon
Dylox
*
This column is to be used only as a guide and may not include all brand or trade names under which these chemicals are distributed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-010, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-010, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 88-21-098 (Order 1989), § 16-230-010, filed 10/19/88; WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-010, filed 4/10/84; Order 1041, Regulations 2 and 3, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulations 2 and 3, filed 2/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 1, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 1, filed 4/17/62.]



PDF16-230-015

Definitions and terms.

(1) The term "blossoming alfalfa, mint or clover" as used in WAC 16-230-010 through 16-230-082 shall apply when there are five or more blooms per square yard on the average in a given field: Provided, That following the first cutting the bloom count shall be taken only on the current crop. For the purpose of this rule, a "bloom" on clover or alfalfa is defined as any alfalfa raceme or clover head containing one or more open flowers. A "bloom" on mint is defined as any head or spike with one or more open (florets) flowers.
(2) The term "pollen shedding corn" as used in WAC 16-230-082 through 16-230-088 shall be that stage of growth when ten percent or more of the corn plants in any one quarter portion of a field are showing spike anthers.
(3) The time of sunrise and sunset shall be that of the official tables, U.S. Weather Bureau, Yakima, Washington.
(4) "Ready-to-use" means a pesticide that is applied directly from its original container consistent with label directions.
(5) "Picloram" means all registered pesticide products containing 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid as the potassium salt. This formulation may be known as Tordon.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-015, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-015, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-015, filed 4/10/84; Order 1041, Regulation 1, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 1, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 1, filed 3/30/64.]



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Use restrictions for alfalfa and clover pesticide applications.

(1) The use or application of any formulation (except where the formulation is specified) of the following listed pesticides is prohibited on blossoming alfalfa and clover crops within seven days to blossoming: Provided, That methidathion (Supracide) when used in Kittitas County on timothy hay mixed with alfalfa and/or clover shall only be prohibited within three days to blossoming. See WAC 16-230-076 and 16-230-078 for additional restrictions in certain areas of Walla Walla County.
(a) Azinphos-methyl (Guthion)
(b) Carbaryl (Sevin)
(c) Carbofuran (Furadan)
(d) Dimethoate (Cygon)
(e) Methidathion (Supracide)
(2) The use or application of liquid formulations of chlorpyrifos (Lorsban), wettable powder formulations of naled (Dibrom), and liquid or wettable powder formulations of malathion (Fyfanon) and phorate (Thimet) applied as sprays on blossoming alfalfa or clover crops is restricted to applications only within the period beginning at two hours prior to sunset and ending at midnight of the same day.
(3) The use or application of any formulation (except where the formulation is specified) of the following pesticides is prohibited on blossoming alfalfa and clover crops:
(a) Carbaryl (Sevin) see subsection (1) of this section
(b) Diazinon
(c) Fenthion (Baytex)
(d) Malathion (Fyfanon) ULV and dust
(e) Methyl parathion
(f) Naled (Dibrom) dust
(g) Phosmet (Imidan)
(4) The use or application of the following listed pesticides or any formulation thereof (except where the formulation is specified) on blossoming alfalfa and clover crops is restricted to applications only within the period beginning at two hours prior to sunset and ending at two and one-half hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin) shall only be applied to blossoming clover crops pursuant to this rule, and its application to blossoming alfalfa is further restricted to applications only within the period beginning at two hours prior to sunset and ending at midnight the same day: Provided further, That the application of the following use restricted pesticides on blossoming alfalfa in Walla Walla County is further restricted to applications only within the period beginning at sunset and ending at two hours after midnight the following morning:
(a) Formetanate hydrochloride (Carzol)
(b) Naled (Dibrom) emulsifiable concentrate
(c) Disulfoton (Di-Syston)
(d) Endosulfan (Thiodan)
(e) Oxydemeton-methyl (Metasystox-R)
(f) Methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin)
(g) Methoxychlor (Marlate)
(h) Phorate (Thimet) granular
(i) Trichlorfon (Dylox)
(j) Oxamyl (Vydate)
(k) Fluvalinate (Spur)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-030, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-030, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 88-21-098 (Order 1989), § 16-230-030, filed 10/19/88; WSR 88-08-050 (Order 1971), § 16-230-030, filed 4/4/88; WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-030, filed 4/10/84; Order 1041, Regulation 5, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 5, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 5, filed 3/30/64; Order 916, Regulation 3, filed 4/22/63; Order 887, Regulation 3, filed 4/17/62.]



PDF16-230-075

Restrictions for blossoming mint pesticide applications.

The use or application of malathion dust on blossoming mint is prohibited. The use or application of malathion (Fyfanon) liquid, oxydemeton-methyl (Metasystox-R), and methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin) liquid on blossoming mint is restricted to applications only within the period beginning at two hours prior to sunset and ending at two and one-half hours after sunrise the following morning. The use or application of any formulation of acephate (Orthene) on blossoming mint is restricted to applications only within the period beginning at two and one-half hours prior to sunset and ending at midnight of the same day.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-075, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-075, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 88-21-098 (Order 1989), § 16-230-075, filed 10/19/88; WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-075, filed 4/10/84; Order 1041, Regulation 9, filed 2/15/67, effective 3/20/67; Order 980, Regulation 9, filed 4/6/65; Order 945, Regulation 9, filed 3/30/64.]



PDF16-230-076

Boundaries and restrictions for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint for Area 1.

(1) Area 1 description. South central Walla Walla County - All lands lying within a line starting at the junction of the Washington-Oregon border and the Rainville Road; thence north along the Rainville Road to the Frog Hollow Road; thence west along the Frog Hollow Road to the McDonald Road; thence north along the McDonald and Bridge Road to State Highway 12; thence west along Highway 12 to the Woodward Canyon Road; thence north and west along the Woodward Canyon Road to the northeast corner of Section 24, T7N, R33E; thence west along the section lines to the northwest corner of Section 23, T7N, R32E; thence south along the section lines to the Walla Walla River; thence southerly along the Walla Walla River to its intersection with the west section line of Section 7, T6N, R33E; thence south along the section lines to the Washington-Oregon border; thence east along the border to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 1 restrictions. In addition to the restrictions in WAC 16-230-030, the use or application of azinphos-methyl (Guthion), carbofuran (Furadan), phosmet (Imidan), chlorpyrifos (Lorsban), and methidathion (Supracide) on alfalfa and clover crops, is prohibited after May 23rd of each year, and the use or application of dimethoate (Cygon) on alfalfa and clover crops is prohibited after May 30th of each year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-076, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-076, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 88-21-098 (Order 1989), § 16-230-076, filed 10/19/88; WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-076, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-078

Boundaries and restrictions for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint for Area 2.

(1) Area 2 description. South central Walla Walla County - All lands lying within a line starting at the junction of the Rainville Road and the Washington-Oregon border; thence north to the Frog Hollow Road; thence east along the Frog Hollow Road to the Valley Chapel Road; thence south along the Valley Chapel Road to the Washington-Oregon border; thence west along the border to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 2 restrictions. In addition to the restrictions in WAC 16-230-030, the use or application of azinphos-methyl (Guthion), carbofuran (Furadan), phosmet (Imidan), chlorpyrifos (Lorsban), and methidathion (Supracide) on alfalfa and clover crops, is prohibited after May 30th of each year, and the use or application of dimethoate (Cygon) on alfalfa and clover crops is prohibited after June 6th of each year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-078, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-078, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 88-21-098 (Order 1989), § 16-230-078, filed 10/19/88; WSR 84-09-012 (Order 1818), § 16-230-078, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-079

Special permits for blossoming alfalfa, clover and mint pesticide applications.

The department may issue a permit upon receipt of a written request to apply use restricted pesticides listed in WAC 16-230-010 in variation of any restrictions listed in WAC 16-230-015, 16-230-030, and 16-230-075 through 16-230-078. The department will consider the hazard to pollinating insects before a permit is issued.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-079, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-079, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 88-08-050 (Order 1971), § 16-230-079, filed 4/4/88.]



PDF16-230-082

Restrictions on pesticides used on pollen shedding corn.

(1) The insecticides* carbaryl (Sevin), diazinon, endosulfan (Thiodan), fenvalerate (Pydrin), malathion (Fyfanon), methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin), methyl parathion, parathion, and permethrin (Ambush or Pounce) are by this order declared to be use restricted insecticides. Such insecticides are restricted in their use in Areas 1, 2 and 3 in eastern Washington.
(2) Area under order. Area 1 - Yakima County; Area 2 - Franklin, Adams and Grant counties; Area 3 - Area within Area 2 in Grant County.
*
Listed trade names are to be used as a guide and may not include all the trade or brand names under which the chemicals are distributed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-082, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-082, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 84-09-013 (Order 1819), § 16-230-082, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-084

Restrictions in Areas 1 and 2 for pollen shedding corn insecticide applications.

(1) Area 1 description - Yakima County. This area includes all of the irrigable lands encompassed by a line beginning at the southwest corner of Section 18, T8N, R21E; thence north nine miles more or less to the southeast corner of Section 36, T10N, R20E; thence fifteen miles west more or less to the southwest corner of Section 34, T10N, R18E; thence north fifteen miles more or less to the northwest corner of Section 22, T12N, R18E; thence east four miles more or less to the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks; thence following the tracks southeast to the Oldenway Road; thence north along the Oldenway Road and section lines to the Yakima River; thence southeast along the Yakima River to Highway 22 north of Toppenish; thence north along Highway 22 to Highway 12 at Buena; thence southeasterly along Highway 12 to the southern section line of Section 31, T11N, R21E; thence south one-quarter mile more or less to the Yakima River; thence southeast along the Yakima River to the Sunnyside-Mabton Road; thence south one mile to the Boundary Road; thence southwest along the Boundary Road and the Yakima Indian reservation boundary to the northern section line of Section 22, T8N, R22E; thence west nine miles more or less to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 2 description - Franklin, Adams and Grant counties. This area includes all of the irrigable lands encompassed by a line beginning at Highway 12 and the Columbia River; thence north and west following the river the length of Franklin County and into Grant County to the junction of Grant-Douglas County line; thence north on Grant-Douglas County line to the fifth standard parallel north; thence east twenty-five miles more or less to Highway 17; thence southeast seventeen miles more or less on Highway 17 to Highway 90; thence east twelve miles more or less to Grant-Adams County line; thence south on county line twelve miles more or less to the southeast corner of Section 36, T17N, R30E (southeast corner of Grant County); thence south twelve miles more or less (in Adams County) along east boundary of Section 1, 12, 13, 24, 25, 36, T16N, R30E; thence south along east boundary of Sections 1, 12, 13, 24, 25, 36, T15N, R30E continuing south into Franklin County along east boundary of Section 1 and 12, T14N, R30E to southeast corner of said Section 12; thence west one mile to Highway 17 (Franklin County); thence south on Highway 17 seventeen miles more or less to junction with Highway 395; thence south on Highway 395 fifteen miles more or less to Highway 12; thence west and south four miles more or less to Columbia River to the point of beginning.
(3) Area 1 and 2 restrictions.
(a) On and after August 1st to October 1st of any given year, application of carbaryl (Sevin) (except Sevin XLR), methyl parathion and malathion dust in any combination on pollen shedding corn is prohibited.
(b) On and after August 1st to August 15th of any given year, application of diazinon, fenvalerate (Pydrin), endosulfan (Thiodan), Sevin XLR, methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin), malathion liquid, and permethrin (Ambush or Pounce) on pollen shedding corn is prohibited between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
(c) On and after August 15th to September 1st of any given year, application of diazinon, fenvalerate (Pydrin), endosulfan (Thiodan), Sevin XLR, methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin), malathion (Fyfanon) liquid, and permethrin (Ambush or Pounce) on pollen shedding corn is prohibited between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
(d) On and after September 1st to October 1st of any given year, application of diazinon, fenvalerate (Pydrin), endosulfan (Thiodan), Sevin XLR, methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin), malathion (Fyfanon) liquid, and permethrin (Ambush or Pounce) on pollen shedding corn is prohibited between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
(e) The application of microencapsulated methyl parathion shall be prohibited on all pollen shedding corn when properly marked honey bee apiaries occur within a six-mile radius of the pollen shedding corn to be treated.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-084, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-084, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 84-09-013 (Order 1819), § 16-230-084, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-086

Restrictions in Area 3 for pollen shedding corn insecticide applications.

(1) Area 3 description - Area within Area 2 in Grant County. This area includes all of the irrigable lands encompassed by a line beginning at the junction of West 645 wasteway and White Trail Road and proceeding east four miles more or less on White Trail Road to Winchester wasteway; thence southeast four miles more or less along Winchester wasteway to I-90; thence east on I-90 nine miles more or less to Potholes Reservoir; thence following the west shoreline southeast to the Frenchmen Hills wasteway; thence west along Frenchmen Hills wasteway fourteen miles more or less to its junction with West 645 wasteway; thence northwest and north fourteen miles more or less along West 645 wasteway to junction with White Trail Road, the point of beginning.
(2) Area 3 restriction. This area is unrestricted as to the use of carbaryl (Sevin), diazinon, endosulfan (Thiodan), fenvalerate (Pydrin), malathion (Fyfanon), methomyl (Lannate or Nudrin), methyl parathion, and permethrin (Ambush or Pounce) on pollen shedding corn: Provided, That the application of microencapsulated methyl parathion shall be prohibited on all pollen shedding corn when properly marked honey bee apiaries occur within a six-mile radius of the pollen shedding corn to be treated.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-086, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-086, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 84-09-013 (Order 1819), § 16-230-086, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-088

Permits granting a variance from restrictions.

Upon receipt of a written request and justification for a variance, the director of the Washington state department of agriculture may issue a permit granting a variance from restrictions pertaining to pollen shedding corn.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-088, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-088, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 84-09-013 (Order 1819), § 16-230-088, filed 4/10/84.]



PDF16-230-150

Areas under order for use restricted desiccants and defoliants.

(1) Area under order: All counties located east of the crest of the Cascade Mountains.
(2) Use restricted desiccants and defoliants: The following desiccants and defoliants are declared to be use restricted desiccants and defoliants in the area under order: Diquat; Paraquat; and Endothall.
(3) Additional restrictions apply for certain areas of Walla Walla County (see WAC 16-230-190).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-150, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-150, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-08-058 (Order 2081), § 16-230-150, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; WSR 79-05-043 (Order 1598), § 16-230-150, filed 4/26/79; WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), § 16-230-150, filed 1/29/79; Order 1545, § 16-230-150, filed 11/30/77.]



PDF16-230-160

Desiccants and defoliantsGround equipment Droplet spectrum requirements for the entire area under order.

The following requirements apply to the entire area under order as listed in WAC 16-230-150:
(1) Ground applications of use restricted desiccants and defoliants shall conform to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the medium (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards.
(2) The Washington state department of agriculture may issue a permit upon receipt of a written request to apply use restricted desiccants and defoliants within the area as described in WAC 16-230-150 with nozzles, nozzle type, drift control additives, and/or arrangements other than those allowed herein. The director will consider safety factors and the possible exposure to susceptible crops in the areas of proposed application before a permit will be issued.
(3) Diesel and other fuel oils are prohibited in all tank mixes with desiccants and defoliants.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-160, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-160, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-08-058 (Order 2081), § 16-230-160, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; WSR 87-15-001 (Order 1938), § 16-230-160, filed 7/2/87; WSR 80-05-005 (Order 1682), § 16-230-160, filed 4/4/80; WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), § 16-230-160, filed 1/29/79; Order 1545, § 16-230-160, filed 11/30/77.]



PDF16-230-170

Desiccants and defoliantsAerial equipmentBoom length, pressure, nozzle requirement, nozzle height of discharge and smoke device requirements for the entire area under order.

The following requirements apply to the entire area under order as listed in WAC 16-230-150:
(1) Boom length restrictions:
(a) Fixed wing: The working boom length shall not exceed 3/4 of the distance from the center of aircraft to wing tip on each side of aircraft.
(b) Helicopters: The working boom length shall not exceed 6/7 of the distance from the center of rotor to rotor tip on each side of the aircraft for rotors 40 feet or under or 3/4 of the distance from the center of rotor to rotor tip on each side of the aircraft where the rotor exceeds 40 feet while applying use restricted desiccants and defoliants.
(2) Aircraft applications shall conform to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzles, pressure (psi), plates, nozzle orientation, and aircraft speed that produces a droplet class that falls within the coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards.
(3) Height of discharge requirements by aircraft of use restricted desiccants and defoliants: The nozzles must be closed while either descending onto or ascending from the target field, and also ascending or descending over an obstacle or obstruction within the target field that would alter the height of application more than ten feet.
(4) Smoke device requirements: All aircraft applying use restricted desiccants and defoliants shall utilize a smoke device to determine wind directions and temperature inversion situations.
(5) The Washington state department of agriculture may issue a permit upon receipt of a written request to apply use restricted desiccants and defoliants within the area under order as described in WAC 16-230-150 with nozzles, nozzle type, drift control additives and/or arrangements other than those allowed herein. The director will consider safety factors and the possible exposure to susceptible crops in the areas of proposed application before a permit will be issued.
(6) Diesel and other fuel oils are prohibited in all tank mixes with desiccants and defoliants.
(7) Aerial applications of desiccants and defoliants are prohibited within a distance of one mile of the city limits of any incorporated city or town and the same distance from the center of any unincorporated city or town comprised of ten or more inhabited, closely grouped residences.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-170, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-170, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-08-058 (Order 2081), § 16-230-170, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 17.21.030. WSR 82-14-081 (Order 1767), § 16-230-170, filed 7/6/82. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-05-005 (Order 1682), § 16-230-170, filed 4/4/80; WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), § 16-230-170, filed 1/29/79; WSR 78-02-053 (Order 1548), § 16-230-170, filed 1/19/78; Order 1545, § 16-230-170, filed 11/30/77.]



PDF16-230-180

Weather and evening cutoff requirements for desiccants and defoliants.

The following requirements apply to the entire area under order as listed in WAC 16-230-150:
(1) Weather conditions: Use restricted desiccants and defoliants shall not be applied when there is a temperature inversion, or if wind or weather conditions are such that damage could result to susceptible crops or ornamentals: Provided, That aircraft applications of Paraquat shall be prohibited until the temperature inversion ceiling at the site of application is 1,000 feet or greater. Aircraft must be equipped with thermometers to detect the height of the inversion.
(2) Evening cutoff: All applications of use restricted desiccants and defoliants are prohibited from three hours prior to sunset to one hour after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That ground applications in Area 2 of Walla Walla County may begin at sunrise: Provided further, That ground applications may be allowed at other times by obtaining a written permit from the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-180, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-180, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-08-058 (Order 2081), § 16-230-180, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; WSR 80-05-005 (Order 1682), § 16-230-180, filed 4/4/80; WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), § 16-230-180, filed 1/29/79; Order 1545, § 16-230-180, filed 11/30/77.]



PDF16-230-190

Restrictions on the use of desiccants and defoliants in Walla Walla County.

The following restrictions shall apply in Walla Walla County:
(1) Area 1 description - Town of Walla Walla and vicinity: This area includes all lands lying within the town of Walla Walla and vicinity beginning at the Washington-Oregon border and the west section line of Section 15, T6N, R34E; thence north along section lines and McDonald Road approximately seven miles to the southwest corner of Section 3, T7N, R36E; thence east along section lines approximately twenty miles to the southeast corner of Section 1, T7N, R37E; thence south approximately seven miles to the Washington-Oregon border; thence west approximately fifteen miles to point of beginning.
(2) Area 1 restrictions:
During the period of February 15th through November 1st of any year, any aerial application of use restricted desiccants and defoliants must have prior approval by obtaining a written permit from the Washington state department of agriculture.
(3) Area 2 description - Southern portion of Walla Walla County: This area includes all lands lying within an area encompassed by a line beginning at the Washington-Oregon border and the west section line of Section 18, T6N, R33E; thence north along section lines approximately eight miles to the northwest corner of Section 7, T7N, R33E; thence west along section lines approximately nine miles to the southeast corner of Section 4, T7N, R34E; thence south along section lines approximately eight miles to the Washington-Oregon border; thence west along the border approximately nine miles to the point of beginning.
(4) Area 2 restrictions:
(a) Paraquat restrictions:
During the period of February 15th through November 1st of any year, any aerial application of Paraquat or any mixture containing Paraquat must have prior approval by obtaining a written permit from the Washington state department of agriculture.
(b) Diquat restrictions:
During the period of February 15th through November 1st of any year, any application of Diquat or any mixture containing Diquat is restricted to ground apparatus only.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-190, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-190, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 17.21.030 (b)(c) and 15.58.040(h). WSR 95-14-093 (Order 5071), § 16-230-190, filed 6/30/95, effective 7/31/95. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-08-058 (Order 2081), § 16-230-190, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; WSR 87-15-001 (Order 1938), § 16-230-190, filed 7/2/87; WSR 85-17-066 (Order 1871), § 16-230-190, filed 8/21/85; WSR 85-12-012 (Order 1858), § 16-230-190, filed 5/24/85; WSR 80-05-005 (Order 1682), § 16-230-190, filed 4/4/80; WSR 79-05-043 (Order 1598), § 16-230-190, filed 4/26/79; WSR 79-02-046 (Order 1591), § 16-230-190, filed 1/29/79; Order 1545, § 16-230-190, filed 11/30/77.]



PDF16-230-400

Area under order for use restricted herbicides in Spokane County.

(1) The area under order includes all lands lying within the borders of Spokane County. WAC 16-230-410 through 16-230-470 applies to the area under order.
(2) The distribution, use, and application of use restricted herbicides in the area under order shall comply with rules relating to the use of pesticides in chapter 16-228 WAC, and rules relating to use restricted herbicides in WAC 16-230-600 through 16-230-670.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-400, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-400, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-400, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-400, filed 12/20/78.]



PDF16-230-410

Use restricted herbicides in Spokane County.

All formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides, (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba are declared as use restricted herbicides except as listed below:
(1) Salt formulations, including amine and sodium, distributed in quantities of one gallon or less;
(2) Dry formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba labeled and intended only for home and garden use or for turf;
(3) Ready-to-use liquid formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba distributed in quantities of five gallons or less.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-410, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 09-21-006, § 16-230-410, filed 10/8/09, effective 11/8/09; WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-410, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-410, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-410, filed 12/20/78.]



PDF16-230-420

Boundaries and restrictions for Spokane County Area 2.

(1) This area includes all lands lying within a boundary line starting at the intersection of state Highway 2 and Christianson Road; thence north two miles more or less to the northwest corner of Section 17, T25N, R41E; thence east five miles more or less to Hayford Road; thence north eight miles more or less to the northwest corner of Section 6, T26N, R41E; thence east ten miles more or less to the northeast corner of Section 3, T26N, R43E; thence south five miles more or less to the northeast corner of Section 34, T26N, R43E; thence east fourteen miles more or less to the Idaho-Washington border; thence south seven miles more or less to the common boundary line between T24N and 25N; thence west six miles more or less to Chapman Road; thence south one mile more or less along Chapman Road to the common boundary line between Sections 1 and 12, T24N, R44E; thence east thirteen miles more or less to the Cheney-Spokane Road; thence southwesterly along the Cheney-Spokane Road two miles more or less to the common boundary line between Sections 14 and 15, T24N, R42E; thence south one and one-half miles more or less to the southeast corner of Section 22, T24N, R42E; thence west one and one-half miles more or less to the Cheney-Spokane Highway; thence southerly one mile more or less along the Cheney-Spokane Highway to the common boundary line between Section 28 and 33, T24N, R42E; thence east six miles more or less to Interstate 90; thence southerly three miles more or less to the intersection of Interstate 90 and Salnave Road; thence northwesterly along the Salnave Road three miles more or less to its intersection with the Medical Lake-Tyler Road; thence north four miles more or less to the intersection of Hallet and Richey Road; thence east one mile more or less along Hallet Road to the intersection of Hallet Road and Brooks Road; thence north three miles more or less on Brooks Road to the intersection of Brooks Road and Highway 2; thence east one mile more or less along Highway 2 to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 2 restrictions.
(a) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited from May 1st through October 15th: Provided, That the department, upon written request, may issue a permit for the use of low volatile formulations for special weed control.
(b) The application of use restricted herbicides is prohibited from three hours prior to sunset to sunrise the next day: Provided, That lawn and turf residential weed control, using nonvolatile formulations are exempt from the evening cutoff.
(c) The aerial application of use restricted herbicides is prohibited within Area 2: Provided, That the department may issue a special permit, upon written request, for special weed control.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-420, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-420, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-039 (Order 1678), § 16-230-420, filed 2/20/80; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-420, filed 12/20/78.]



PDF16-230-430

Boundaries and restrictions for Spokane County Area 3.

(1) An area within a distance of two-thirds of a mile of the city limits of incorporated cities and towns and the same distance from the center of any unincorporated town comprised of ten or more inhabited, closely grouped residences within Area 4 exclusive of Area 2.
(2) Area 3 restrictions. The aerial application of use restricted herbicides is prohibited within Area 3: Provided, That the department, upon written request, may issue a permit to allow aerial applications of nonvolatile formulations of use restricted herbicides up to one-half mile of the city limits of incorporated towns and cities and up to one-half mile of the center of any unincorporated towns comprised of ten or more inhabited closely grouped residences.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-430, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-430, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-039 (Order 1678), § 16-230-430, filed 2/20/80; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-430, filed 12/20/78.]



PDF16-230-470

Application of use restricted herbicides prohibited in Spokane County due to wind conditions.

The use or application of use restricted herbicides shall be prohibited in the area under order when the mean sustained wind velocity is over twelve miles per hour throughout the year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-470, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-470, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-470, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-470, filed 4/6/87; WSR 79-01-038 (Order 1585), § 16-230-470, filed 12/20/78.]



PDF16-230-520

Use and application of picloram in Spokane County.

Picloram (Tordon) is hereby declared to be a restricted use pesticide and the use or application of any formulation of picloram shall be prohibited in the following portion of Spokane County: An area beginning at the intersection of Brooks Road and state Highway 902; thence northerly along the Brooks Road four miles more or less to state Highway 2; thence easterly along state Highway 2 four miles more or less to the Craig Road; thence northerly on Craig Road for 1/2 mile more or less to the Airway Heights city limits; thence easterly one mile more or less along the north boundary of the Airway Heights city limits; thence southerly 1/2 mile more or less along the east boundary of the Airway Heights city limits to state Highway 2; thence easterly one mile along state Highway 2 to the Hayford Road; thence southerly three miles more or less along the Hayford Road to state Highway 902; thence westerly along state Highway 902 to the point of beginning.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-520, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.57 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 79-07-091 (Order 1633), § 16-230-520, filed 6/29/79.]



PDF16-230-600

Areas under order for use restricted herbicides.

WAC 16-230-605 through 16-230-670 apply to all counties located east of the crest of the Cascade Mountains.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-600, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-600, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-600, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-605

Additional county rules for use restricted herbicides.

The rules in WAC 16-230-600 through 16-230-670 shall not preclude any additional restrictions on the application of use restricted herbicides provided for in the rules for specific counties located east of the Cascade Mountains.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-605, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-605, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-605, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-605, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-610

Use restricted herbicides in eastern Washington.

All formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba except as listed below are use restricted herbicides.
(1) Salt formulations, including amine and sodium, distributed in quantities of one gallon or less;
(2) Dry formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba labeled and intended only for home and garden use or for turf;
(3) Ready-to-use liquid formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba distributed in quantities of five gallons or less.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-610, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040, 17.21.030 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 14-08-095, § 16-230-610, filed 4/2/14, effective 5/3/14. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-610, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-610, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-610, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-615

Restrictions on the sale and distribution of use restricted phenoxy-hormone type herbicides and dicamba in eastern Washington.

Phenoxy-hormone type herbicides and dicamba shall be sold and distributed only by licensed pesticide dealers to certified applicators or their duly authorized representatives except those listed in WAC 16-230-610 (1) and (2).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-615, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-615, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-22-045, § 16-230-615, filed 10/26/00, effective 11/26/00; WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-615, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-615, filed 4/6/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-615, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-640

Use restricted herbicidesEastern WashingtonWeather and temperature conditions.

Use restricted herbicides shall not be applied on and after April 1st through October 31st of each year when there is a temperature inversion; or throughout the year if weather conditions are such that damage could result to adjacent and nearby towns, susceptible crops and plantings through physical drift or volatilization, or the temperature is 85°F. or above at the point of application: Provided, That application at the rate of fifty gallons or more per acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards shall be exempt from the 85°F. temperature cutoff requirement: Provided further, That when using an invert system, applications may occur up to 95°F. with a maximum wind velocity of fifteen miles per hour and with water carrier at twelve or more gallons per acre.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-640, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-640, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 88-05-033 (Order 1965), § 16-230-640, filed 2/12/88; WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-640, filed 4/6/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-640, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-645

Evening cutoff for use restricted herbicides in eastern Washington.

On and after May 1st through October 31st of each year, the application of use restricted herbicides is prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset to sunrise the following morning: Provided, That if there is a mean sustained legal wind velocity of not less than five miles per hour the application of use restricted herbicides is allowed in Areas 3 and 4 up to one hour prior to sunset in all counties as restricted by rule except Benton, Franklin, Yakima, and Walla Walla counties.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-645, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-645, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-645, filed 4/6/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-645, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-650

Permits for the application of certain use restricted herbicides.

The Washington state department of agriculture may issue a permit, upon receipt of a written request, to mix, load and apply certain use restricted herbicides with nozzles, nozzle type, control additives, or arrangements other than those required by rule.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-650, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-650, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-650, filed 4/6/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-650, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-655

Use restricted herbicidesEastern WashingtonGround equipment application requirements.

Ground applications of use restricted herbicides shall conform to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the medium (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided, That a pressure of 50 psi at the nozzle is the maximum that can be used for handgun applications when no manufacturer specified combination of nozzle and pressure for droplet size are available for that equipment. Upon request by the department the applicator shall provide all data which supports the nozzle configuration is compliant with the spray droplet classifications of medium or larger.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-655, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-655, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 88-05-033 (Order 1965), § 16-230-655, filed 2/12/88; WSR 87-09-015 (Order 1923), § 16-230-655, filed 4/6/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-655, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-665

Restrictions on aerial applications near vineyards.

(1) Aerial application of use restricted herbicides is prohibited within one mile of any commercial vineyard: Provided, That the Washington state department of agriculture may approve written requests and issue permit for aerial application of use restricted herbicides that may be applied to lands located one-half to one mile from commercial vineyards: Provided further, That no distance restrictions shall apply to aerial applications of use restricted herbicides near vineyards during the grape dormant season if written permission of the vineyard owner/manager is obtained.
(2) Commercial vineyard means a parcel of land from which the grape crop is intended to be sold to a processor, or intended to be used for commercial wine making, or intended for the commercial fresh market.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-665, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58, 17.21, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 10-15-015, § 16-230-665, filed 7/8/10, effective 8/8/10; WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-665, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 87-18-060 (Order 1950), § 16-230-665, filed 9/1/87; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-665, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-670

Use restricted herbicidesEastern WashingtonAircraft boom length and application requirements.

In all counties restricted by rule the working boom length on fixed wing aircraft shall not exceed 3/4 of the wing span and the working boom length on helicopters shall not exceed 6/7 of the total rotor length or 3/4 of the total rotor length where the rotor length exceeds forty feet.
Aerial applications of use restricted herbicides shall conform to a combination of nozzles, pressure (psi), plates, nozzle orientation, and aircraft speed that produces a spray droplet class that falls within the coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards. Upon request by the department the applicator shall provide all data which supports the nozzle configuration is compliant with spray droplet classifications of coarse (or larger).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-670, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-670, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 91-06-019 (Order 2073), § 16-230-670, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91; WSR 80-03-041 (Order 1680), § 16-230-670, filed 2/20/80.]



PDF16-230-800

Area under order and restrictions for Benton County.

(1) The area under order includes: All lands lying within the boundaries of Benton County.
(2) The distribution, use, and application of use restricted pesticides in the area under order shall comply with rules relating to the use of pesticides in chapter 16-228 WAC, and rules relating to use restricted herbicides in WAC 16-230-600 through 16-230-670.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-800, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-800, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-800, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-800, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



PDF16-230-810

Restrictions on the application of certain pesticides in Benton County.

For the purposes of WAC 16-230-800 through 16-230-868, the following pesticides are declared to be use restricted pesticides:
(1) Use restricted herbicides:*
(a) Sulfonylurea herbicides (such as Glean, Telar, Finesse, Escort);
(b) Desiccants and defoliants (such as Paraquat, Diquat, Endothall);
(c) Glyphosate (such as Roundup, Landmaster);
(d) Phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (such as 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)), except:
(i) Salt formulations, including amine and sodium, distributed in quantities of one gallon or less;
(ii) Dry formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba labeled and intended only for home and garden use or for turf;
(iii) Ready-to-use liquid formulations of phenoxy hormone-type herbicides (e.g., 2,4-D, 2,4-DB, 2,4-DP (dichlorprop), MCPA, MCPB, MCPP (mecoprop)) and dicamba distributed in quantities of five gallons or less.
(e) Dicamba (such as Banvel);
(f) Bromoxynil except that the cutoff date of April 5th does not apply.
(2) Use restricted insecticides:
(a) Aerial applications of category I insecticides with the signal words danger/poison on the label, except granular and pellet formulations;
(b) Aerial applications of category I insecticides, except granular and pellet formulations in Area 1 and Area 1A.
*Listed trade names are to be used as a guide and may not include all the trade or brand names under which the chemicals are distributed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-810, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-810, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-810, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-810, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-810, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



PDF16-230-815

Application of Paraquat and Diquat by air in Benton County.

Aerial application of Paraquat or Diquat is prohibited in the entire area under order listed in WAC 16-230-800.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-815, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-815, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-815, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-815, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



PDF16-230-820

Application of sulfonylurea herbicides by air in Benton County.

Application of sulfonylurea herbicides (such as Glean, Telar, Finesse, Escort) to fallow land or to land during the time between harvest and emergence above the furrows of the subsequent cereal grain crop is prohibited.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-820, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-820, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-820, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-820, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



PDF16-230-825

Conditions applying to permits in Benton County.

The following conditions will apply to all permits issued under the authority of WAC 16-230-800 through 16-230-868.
(1) Application for a permit may be made to the Washington State Department of Agriculture, Compliance Branch, 21 N. First Avenue Suite 236, Yakima, Washington 98902. Applications may also be taken in person or by facsimile. Permits will not be granted by telephone.
(2) The department may make on-site monitoring of the application a condition of any permit. A representative of the department may condition, deny, or revoke a permit at any time, if the representative determines that the situation at the application site creates an unreasonable risk of drift. In determining whether the situation at the application site creates an unreasonable risk of drift, the representative may consider all relevant factors such as temperature, air inversions, time of day, burning restrictions, wind direction, wind velocity, topography, and type and condition of application equipment.
(3) No permit shall be issued to apply any pesticide unless that permit is consistent with existing department laws and rules.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-825, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-825, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-825, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-825, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-825, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-825, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Application of use restricted pesticides in an emergency in Benton County.

In the event of an emergency, as declared by the director, the department may issue permits for the use of use restricted pesticides in variation of any restrictions contained in the area under order as defined in WAC 16-230-800. An emergency under this section may be declared if the director determines that the risk and amount of economic harm to any agriculture crop substantially outweighs the risk and amount of damage likely to occur if a variance permit is issued.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-830, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-830, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-830, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-830, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 1.

(1) Area 1 description (North Horse Heaven Hills). An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 31, T8N, R24E; thence east two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 33, T8N, R24E; thence north one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 28, T8N, R24E; thence east seven miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 27, T8N, R25E; thence north two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 15, T8N, R25E; thence east eight miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T8N, R26E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 25, T8N, R26E; thence east two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 29, T8N, R27E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 32, T8N, R27E; thence east three miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 35, T8N, R27E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 2, T7N, R27E; thence east one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 1, T8N, R27E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T7N, R27E; thence east four miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 15, T7N, R28E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 22, T7N, R28E; thence east ten miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 20, T7N, R30E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 32, T7N, R30E; thence east seven miles along section lines to the Columbia River in Section 29, T7N, R31E; thence south approximately two miles along the Columbia River to the south section line of Section 5, T6N, R31E; thence west approximately eight miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 1, T6N, R29E; thence north two miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 25, T7N, R29E; thence west thirteen miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 27, T7N, R27E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northeast corner of Section 27, T7N, R27E; thence west one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 27, T7N, R27E; thence north two miles along section lines to the northeast corner of Section 16, T7N, R27E; thence west one mile along the section line to the southeast corner of Section 8, T7N, R27E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northeast corner of Section 8, T7N, R27E; thence west approximately twenty miles along section lines to the Benton-Yakima County line at the southwest corner of Section 6, T7N, R24E; thence north two miles along the county line to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 1 restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted pesticides as defined in WAC 16-230-810 is prohibited: Provided, That the department may issue written permits for application of insecticides not containing the signal words danger/poison on the label.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited on and after April 5th through October 31st of each year: Provided, That hormone sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year, all applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset to sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset restrictions: Provided further, That applications of use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-835, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-835, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-835, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-835, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-835, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-835, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions in Benton County Area 1A.

(1) Area 1A description. All lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 31, T8N, R24E; thence east two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 33, T8N, R24E; thence north one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 28, T8N, R24E; thence east seven miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 27, T8N, R25E; thence north two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 15, T8N, R25E; thence east eight miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T8N, R26E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 25, T8N, R26E; thence east two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 29, T8N, R27E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 32, T8N, R27E; thence east three miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 35, T8N, R27E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 2, T7N, R27E; thence east one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 1, T8N, R27E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T7N, R27E; thence east four miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 15, T7N, R28E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 22, T7N, R28E; thence east ten miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 20, T7N, R30E; thence south two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 32, T7N, R30E; thence east seven miles along section lines to the Columbia River in Section 29, T7N, R31E; thence north approximately three miles to the Kennewick Irrigation District (K.I.D.) Division Four Canal in Section 8, T7N, R31E; thence westerly along the K.I.D. Division Four Canal to the intersection with the K.I.D. Main Irrigation Canal at the Amon Pumping Station located in Section 7, T8N, R29E; thence westerly along the K.I.D. Main Irrigation Canal to its intersection with the east section line of Section 14, T9N, R26E; thence south approximately one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 25, T9N, R26E; thence northwest approximately one and four tenths miles diagonally across Section 23 to the northwest corner of Section 23, T9N, R26E; thence west two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 21, T9N, R26E; thence southwest approximately one and four tenths miles diagonally across Section 20 to the northwest corner of Section 29, T9N, R26E; thence west one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 30, T9N, R26E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 31, T9N, R26E; thence west two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 35, T9N, R25E; thence southwest approximately one and four tenths miles diagonally across Section 34 to the northwest corner of Section 3, T8N, R25E; thence west one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 4, T8N, R25E; thence southwest approximately one and four tenths miles diagonally across Section 5 to the northwest corner of Section 8, T8N, R25E; thence west one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 7, T8N, R25E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 18, T8N, R25E; thence west two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 14, T8N, R24E; thence south one mile along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 23, T8N, R24E; thence west four miles to the northwest corner of Section 19, T8N, R24E; thence south two miles along the county line to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 1A restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted pesticides as defined in WAC 16-230-810 is prohibited: Provided, That the department may issue written permits for application of insecticides not containing the signal words danger/poison on the label.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited on and after April 5th through October 31st of each year: Provided, That phenoxy hormone-type sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year, applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions: Provided further, That applications of use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-836, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-836, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 2.

(1) Area 2 description. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 25, T10N, R26E; thence south approximately five miles along section lines to the intersection with the Kennewick Irrigation District (K.I.D.) main canal; thence easterly along the K.I.D. main canal to the Amon pumping station located in Section 7, T8N, R29E; thence southeasterly along the K.I.D. Division Four Canal to the Columbia River in Section 8, T7N, R31E; thence northwesterly along the Columbia River until its intersection with the United States Department of Energy Hanford Site south boundary line; thence west approximately one mile and south approximately two and one-half miles along the south boundary line to the southeast corner of Section 27, T10N, R28E; thence west seven miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 27, T10N, R27E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 27, T10N, R27E; thence west four miles along section lines to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 2 restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted pesticides as defined in WAC 16-230-810 is prohibited.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited: Provided, That hormone sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year, applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions: Provided further, That applications of use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-840, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-840, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-840, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-840, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-840, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 3.

(1) Area 3 description.
(a) Eastern Yakima Valley. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 19, T8N, R24E; thence east four miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 14, T8N, R24E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 14, T8N, R24E; thence east two miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 7, T8N, R25E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 7, T8N, R25E; thence east one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 5, T8N, R25E; thence northeast approximately one and four-tenths of a mile diagonally across Section 5 to the northeast corner of Section 5, T8N, R25E; thence east one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 34, T9N, R25E; thence northeast approximately one and four-tenths of a mile diagonally across Section 34 to the northeast corner of Section 34, T9N, R25E; thence east two miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 30, T9N, R26E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 30, T9N, R26E; thence east one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 20, T9N, R26E; thence northeast approximately one and four-tenths of a mile diagonally across Section 20 to the northeast corner of Section 20, T9N, R26E; thence east two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 23, T9N, R26E; thence southeast approximately one and four-tenths of a mile diagonally across Section 23 to the southeast corner of Section 23, T9N, R26E; thence north six miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 25, T10N, R26E; thence west four miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 29, T10N, R26E; thence south one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 29, T10N, R26E; thence west eleven miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 29, T10N, R24E; thence north one mile along the section line to the intersection with Anderson Road at the northeast corner of Section 29, T10N, R24E; thence west two miles along Anderson Road and section lines to the Benton-Yakima County line at the northwest corner of Section 30, T10N, R24E; thence south approximately eleven miles along the Benton-Yakima county line to the point of beginning.
(b) Cold Creek Area. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the intersection of the Benton-Yakima County line and the Columbia River in Section 7, T13N, R24E; thence south approximately six and one-half miles along the Benton-Yakima County line to the southwest corner of Section 7, T12N, R24E; thence east five miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 11, T12N, R24E; thence north approximately seven miles along section lines to the Columbia River; thence west approximately five miles along the Columbia River to the point of beginning.
(c) Horse Heaven Hills southwest buffer zone. An area near Patterson starting at the southeast corner of Section 7, T5N, R26E following section lines north five miles to the northeast corner of Section 19, T6N, R26E; thence west two miles to the northwest corner of Section 24, T6N, R25E; thence south one-half mile along section line; thence west two miles to the common boundary of Sections 21 and 22, T6N, R25E; thence north one-half mile to the northeast corner of Section 21, T6N, R25E; thence west three miles to the northwest corner of Section 19, T6N, R25E; thence south three miles to the southwest corner of Section 31, T6N, R25E; thence east three miles to the southeast corner of Section 33, T6N, R25E; thence south three miles to the southeast corner of Section 16, T5N, R25E; thence west one mile to the northwest corner of Section 21, T5N, R25E; thence south one mile to the southwest corner of Section 21, T5N, R25E; thence east two miles to the southeast corner of Section 22, T5N, R25E; thence north one mile to the northeast corner of Section 22, T5N, R25E; thence east two miles to the southeast corner of Section 13, T5N, R25E; thence north one mile to the northeast corner of Section 13, T5N, R25E; thence east one mile to the point of origin.
(2) Area 3 restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted herbicides as defined in WAC 16-230-810 is prohibited.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited: Provided, That hormone sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year, applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions: Provided further, That applications of the use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-845, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-845, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-845, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-845, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-845, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-845, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 4.

(1) Area 4 description.
(a) Tri-Cities northwest buffer zone. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 25, T10N, R26E; thence north two miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T10N, R26E; thence east one mile along the section line to the northeast corner of Section 13, T10N, R26E; thence north approximately one-half mile along the section line to the United States Department of Energy Hanford Site south boundary line; thence easterly approximately ten miles and south approximately two and one-half miles along the south boundary line to the south section line of Section 27, T10N, R28E; thence west approximately six and three-fourths miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 27, T10N, R27E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 27, T10N, R27E; thence west four miles along section lines to the point of beginning.
(b) Tri-Cities northeast buffer zone. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the intersection of the Esquatzel Diversion Channel drain and the Columbia River; thence east along the Esquatzel Channel to its intersection with Road 68; thence southeasterly approximately one mile along Road 68 to its intersection with Fraser Drive near the northeast corner of Section 24, T10N, R28E; thence south approximately four miles along section lines and portions of Fraser Drive and Dent Road to the southwest corner of Section 6, T9N, R29E; thence east approximately eight and one-half miles along section lines and a portion of Foster Wells Road to its intersection with the Bonneville Power Administration power line in Section 4, T9N, R30E; thence southeasterly approximately seven miles along the power line to its intersection with SR 124 in Section 32, T9N, R31E; thence easterly approximately two and one-half miles along SR 124 to the east section line of Section 34, T9N, R31E near the intersection of SR 124 and the Union Pacific Railroad; thence south approximately three miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 15, T8N, R31E; thence west approximately one-fourth mile along the section line to the Union Pacific Railroad; thence southerly approximately four and one-half miles along the railroad to its intersection with U.S. Highway 12 near the Boise Cascade paper mill; thence northwesterly along Highway 12 to its intersection with Interstate 182; thence westerly along I-182 to the west shoreline of the Columbia River; thence northerly approximately six and one-half miles along the Columbia River to the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Site south boundary line in Section 14, T10N, R28E; thence east approximately one-half mile across the Columbia River to its east shoreline; thence northerly approximately one-half mile to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 4 restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted pesticides as defined in WAC 16-230-810 may be made by written permit only.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited: Provided, That hormone sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year all applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions: Provided further, That applications of the use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-850, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-850, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-850, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-850, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-850, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-850, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 5.

(1) Area 5 description.
(a) Cold Creek buffer zone. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the southwest corner of Section 7, T12N, R24E; thence east five miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 11, T12N, R24E; thence north approximately seven miles along section lines to the Columbia River; thence easterly approximately two miles along the Columbia River to the east section line of Section 6, T13N, R25E, near the Vernita Bridge; thence south approximately eight and one-half miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 18, T12N, R25E; thence west seven miles along section lines to the Benton-Yakima County line at the southwest corner of Section 18, T12N, R24E; thence north one mile along the county line to the point of beginning.
(b) Roza buffer zone. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 25, T10N, R26E; thence west four miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 29, T10N, R26E; thence south one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 29, T10N, R26E; thence west eleven miles along section lines to the southeast corner of Section 29, T10N, R24E; thence north one mile along the section line to the intersection with Anderson Road at the northeast corner of Section 29, T10N, R24E; thence west two miles along Anderson Road and section lines to the Benton-Yakima County line at the northwest corner of Section 30, T10N, R24E; thence north two miles along the county line to the northwest corner of Section 18, T10N, R24E; thence east four miles along section lines to the northeast corner of Section 15, T10N, R24E; thence south one mile along the section line to the southeast corner of Section 15, T10, R24E; thence east seven miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 13, T10N, R25E; thence north one mile along the section line to the northwest corner of Section 13, T10N, R25E; thence east six miles along section lines to the northwest corner of Section 13, T10N, R26E; thence south two miles along section lines to the point of beginning.
(c) Horse Heaven Hill southwest buffer zone. An area including all lands lying within a boundary line beginning at the northwest corner of Section 13, T6N, R24E; thence south five miles along section lines to the southwest corner of Section 1, T5N, R24E; thence east three miles along the section lines to the northeast corner of Section 8, T5N, R25E; thence south one mile along the section line to the southeast corner of Section 8, T5N, R25E; thence west one mile along the section line to the southwest corner of Section 8, T5N, R25E; thence south approximately five miles to the Washington Oregon border; thence northeasterly along the Washington Oregon border until its intersection with the eastern section line of Section 8, T5N, R26E; thence north approximately six miles along section lines to the northeast corner of Section 17, T6N, R26E; thence west nine miles to the point of beginning.
(2) Area 5 restrictions.
(a) Application by air of use restricted herbicides as defined by WAC 16-230-810 may be made by written permit only.
(b) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited on and after April 5th through October 31st of each year: Provided, That hormone sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year all applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions: Provided further, That applications of the use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset and sunrise restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-855, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-855, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-855, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-855, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-855, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-855, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Boundaries and restrictions for Benton County Area 6.

(1) Area 6 description. All remaining lands in the area under order.
(2) Area 6 restrictions.
(a) The use or application of low volatile ester formulations of use restricted herbicides is prohibited on and after April 5th through October 31st of each year: Provided, That phenoxy hormone-type sprays may be applied by aircraft to orchards for the prevention of fruit drop.
(b) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year all applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset to sunrise the following morning: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset restrictions when using an application rate of forty gallons of water carrier or greater per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of the use restricted herbicides are exempt from the sunset restrictions: Provided further, That applications of use restricted herbicides on small experimental plots for research purposes are exempt from the sunset restrictions.
(c) On and after April 5th through October 31st of each year, aerial applications of use restricted herbicides are prohibited daily from three hours prior to sunset until two hours after sunrise the following morning.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-860, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-860, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-860, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-860, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-860, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90; WSR 89-16-073 (Order 2014), § 16-230-860, filed 7/31/89, effective 8/31/89.]



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Restrictions on applications in Benton County due to wind conditions.

The use or application of all herbicides and class 1 and 2 insecticides are prohibited in the area under order listed in WAC 16-230-800 when the mean sustained wind velocity is over ten miles per hour throughout the year: Provided further, That applications of granular and pellet formulations of use restricted pesticides defined in WAC 16-230-810 as well as applications made to structures are exempt from the wind restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-861, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-861, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-861, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-861, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92; WSR 90-14-034 (Order 2046), § 16-230-861, filed 6/29/90, effective 7/30/90.]



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Restrictions on applications in Benton County due to weather.

Use restricted herbicides shall not be applied throughout the year in the entire area under order when there is a temperature inversion present or weather conditions are such that damage could result to adjacent and nearby towns, susceptible crops, and plantings through physical drift or volatilization: Provided, That applications of use restricted herbicides are exempt from the inversion requirements when using one hundred gallons or greater of water carrier per treated acre and conforming to the manufacturer's specified combination of nozzle type/size and pressure in pounds per square inch (psi) at the nozzle that produces a spray droplet size that falls within the very coarse (or larger) range as defined by the ASABE standards.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.58.040 and 17.21.030. WSR 19-02-039, § 16-230-868, filed 12/26/18, effective 1/26/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-230-868, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21 and 15.58 RCW. WSR 00-24-002, § 16-230-868, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00; WSR 92-13-035, § 16-230-868, filed 6/10/92, effective 7/11/92.]