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WAC 173-910-630

Penalty and appeal.

(1) Penalties apply when a retailer, wholesaler, distributor, or electric utility fails to come into compliance with this chapter.
(2) Failure to comply with the warning letter within sixty days will result in a penalty of up to five hundred dollars for each violation; a violation is one day of noncompliance.
This penalty will be waived if the distribution or sale of mercury-containing lights is discontinued within thirty days of the date the penalty was assessed.
(3) The department will deposit all penalties collected under this section into the mercury-containing lights recycling account created under chapter 70.275 RCW.
(4) To correct a violation the recipient must:
(a) Meet the requirements in the warning or penalty letter from the department; and
(b) Pay any penalties due to the department.
(5) Penalties may be appealed to the pollution control hearings board, pursuant to chapter 43.21B RCW.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.275 RCW. WSR 12-23-049 (Order 11-09), ยง 173-910-630, filed 11/16/12, effective 12/17/12.]
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