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WAC 400-04-020

Adoption by reference.

The partnership hereby adopts by reference the following sections of the 1984 SEPA rules, chapter 197-11 of the Washington Administrative Code.
part one - purpose/authority
Policy.
part two - general requirements
Definitions.
Lead agency.
Timing of the SEPA process.
Content of environmental review.
Limitations on actions during SEPA process.
Incomplete or unavailable information.
Supporting documents.
Information required of applicants.
part three - categorical exemptions and threshold determination
Purpose of this part.
Categorical exemptions.
Threshold determination required.
Environmental checklist.
Threshold determination process.
Additional information.
Determination of nonsignificance (DNS).
Mitigated DNS.
Determination of significance (DS)/initiation of scoping.
Effect of threshold determination.
part four - environmental impact statement (eis)
Purpose of EIS.
General requirements.
EIS types.
EIS timing.
Scoping.
Expanded scoping. (Optional)
EIS preparation.
Style and size.
Format.
Cover letter or memo.
EIS contents.
Contents of EIS on nonproject proposals.
EIS contents when prior nonproject EIS.
Elements of the environment.
Relationship of EIS to other considerations.
Cost-benefit analysis.
Issuance of DEIS.
Issuance of FEIS.
part five - commenting
Purpose of this part.
Inviting comment.
Availability and cost of environmental documents.
SEPA register.
Public hearings and meetings.
Effect of no comment.
Specificity of comments.
FEIS response to comments.
Consulted agency costs to assist lead agency.
part six - using existing environmental documents
When to use existing environmental documents.
Use of NEPA documents.
Supplemental environmental impact statement—Procedures.
Addenda—Procedures.
Adoption—Procedures.
Incorporation by reference—Procedures.
Combining documents.
part seven - sepa and agency decisions
Purpose of this part.
Implementation.
Substantive authority and mitigation.
part eight - definitions
Definitions.
Act.
Action.
Addendum.
Adoption.
Affected tribe.
Affecting.
Agency.
Applicant.
Built environment.
Categorical exemption.
Consolidated appeal.
Consulted agency.
Cost-benefit analysis.
County/city.
Decisionmaker.
Department.
Determination of nonsignificance (DNS).
Determination of significance (DS).
EIS.
Environment.
Environmental checklist.
Environmental document.
Environmental review.
Environmentally sensitive area.
Expanded scoping.
Impacts.
Incorporation by reference.
Lands covered by water.
Lead agency.
License.
Local agency.
Major action.
Mitigated DNS.
Mitigation.
Natural environment.
NEPA.
Nonproject.
Phased review.
Preparation.
Private project.
Probable.
Proposal.
Reasonable alternative.
Responsible official.
SEPA.
Scope.
Scoping.
Significant.
State agency.
Threshold determination.
Underlying governmental action.
part nine - categorical exemptions
Categorical exemptions.
Emergencies.
Petitioning DOE to change exemptions.
part ten - agency compliance
Purpose of this part.
Procedures on consulted agencies.
SEPA fees and costs.
Application to ongoing actions.
Lack of agency procedures.
Agencies with environmental expertise.
Lead agency rules.
Determining the lead agency.
Lead agency for governmental proposals.
Lead agency for public and private proposals.
Lead agency for private projects with one agency with jurisdiction.
Lead agency for private projects requiring licenses from more than one agency, when one of the agencies is a county/city.
Lead agency for private projects requiring licenses from a local agency, not a county/city, and one or more state agencies.
Lead agency for private projects requiring licenses from more than one state agency.
Lead agencies for specific proposals.
Transfer of lead agency status to a state agency.
Agreements on lead agency status.
Agreements on division of lead agency duties.
DOE resolution of lead agency disputes.
Assumption of lead agency status.
part eleven - forms
Environmental checklist.
Adoption notice.
Determination of nonsignificance (DNS).
Determination of significance and scoping notice (DS).
Notice of assumption of lead agency status.
Notice of action.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 90.71 RCW. WSR 10-12-009, § 400-04-020, filed 5/20/10, effective 6/20/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21C.120. WSR 86-04-054 (Order 86-01, Resolution No. 4), § 400-04-020, filed 2/3/86.]
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