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               (See also AIR POLLUTION; WATER POLLUTION)
Additional appropriations, department responsibilities prior to withdrawing waters of the state from: HB 2548, SB 6436, SB 6536
Agricultural burning, fees for certain types of: HB 2980, SB 6556, * SSB 6556, CH 70 (2010)
Agricultural resource lands, department to make environmental checklist changes to support policies concerning: SSB 6210
Agricultural resource lands, department to make rules and environmental checklist changes to support policies concerning: SB 6210
Agricultural watering, pilot project to divert water from Skagit river near river mouth: HB 2604, SB 6378
Air operating permits, offset credits for sawmills using biomass fuel to generate electricity: SB 5182
Air operating permits, SEPA exemptions: HB 1253, HB 1584
Ambient groundwater and surface water monitoring and assessment program, department to enhance in phases: HB 2235
Bisphenol A in products, prohibition: 2SHB 1180, SB 6248, * SSB 6248, CH 140 (2010)
Bisphenol A in products, prohibition and alternatives: HB 1180, SHB 1180, SB 5282
Bisphenol A in products, prohibitions, violations, and penalties: SSB 5282
Brake pads, limiting the use of copper and other substances as motor vehicle brake friction material in: HB 3018, SB 6557, * SSB 6557, CH 147 (2010)
Charity car washes, department and Puget Sound partnership to educate public regarding water quality effects of charitable car washes: SHB 2643
Cleanup and compliance at facilities with large releases of hazardous wastes, provisions: HB 2150
Climate change accountability act, provisions: HB 2772
Climate change impacts coordinating team: SB 5138
Dairy stock water advisory group, department to convene: SSB 6803, 2SSB 6803
Draft general permits, department to prepare an economic impact analysis for permits covering small businesses: HB 2210
Electrical equipment, retailer requirements and incentive grants: HB 1186
Emergency response towing vessels for Strait of Juan de Fuca and west coast of Washington state: * ESSB 5344, CH 11 (2009)
Engineering reports and plans for construction and improvements, department requirements for: HB 3136, SHB 3136
Greenhouse gas emission reduction, funding for programs from voluntary climate emissions reduction incentives account: SSB 5735
Greenhouse gas emission reduction, funding from emissions reduction assistance account: E2SSB 5735
Greenhouse gas emission reduction, legislative authorization to be required for any greenhouse gas program: HB 2708, SB 6477
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, overseeing climate change expenditures through climate change accountability act: HB 2772
Greenhouse gas emissions, efforts to reduce to be funded by auctioning of emissions allowances as part of a cap and trade program: HB 1819, SB 5735
Greenhouse gas emissions, multisector emissions reduction program including emissions caps and offset credits: E2SSB 5735
Greenhouse gas emissions, reducing through regional or federal cap-and-trade program: SHB 1819, 2SHB 1819
Greenhouse gas emissions, voluntary statewide annual emissions targets and reduction registry and voluntary offset credits: SSB 5735
Greenhouse gases, department adoption of rules requiring the reporting of: HB 2545, SHB 2545, SB 6373, * SSB 6373, CH 146 (2010)
Greenhouse gases, eliminating duplication in federal and state greenhouse gas reporting requirements: HB 2653
Groundwater and surface water, department to prepare data gap analysis of available information on water levels and quality in each water resource inventory area: SB 6077, SSB 6077
Groundwater information within water resource inventory areas, department to prepare a data gap analysis: HB 2235
Groundwater right, fair market value of property to reflect impact of government restrictions on exercise of right: HB 2668
Groundwater, permit to use public groundwaters to water lawn: HB 1179
Hazardous waste fee provisions, updating: HB 2459, SB 6242, SSB 6242
Integrated climate change response strategy, department to coordinate with agencies and other groups: SSB 5138, E2SSB 5138, * E2SSB 5560, CH 519 (2009) PV
Lakes management advisory committee and comprehensive lakes management strategic plan: HB 1635, SB 5486, SSB 5486
Lead wheel weight alternatives, achieving compliance: * ESHB 1033, CH 243 (2009)
Lead wheel weights, advisory committee created to recommend alternatives: HB 1033
Lead-containing products, labeling requirements for manufacturers and wholesalers: HB 1346
Legislative authorization to be required for any greenhouse gas or motor vehicle fuel economy program: SB 6477
Local government fleets and school buses, retrofitting with petroleum business privilege tax proceeds distributed from energy and transportation reserve account: HB 3161
Local toxics control account, priority consideration for loans and grants to be given to local governments: SB 5181
Mercury-added general purpose lights, research and development for recycling program: HB 1799, SHB 1799, HB 1809, SB 5813
Mercury-containing lights, establishment of product stewardship recycling programs with producer participation: HB 1469, SHB 1469, 2SHB 1469, HB 2914, SHB 2914, SB 5543, * ESSB 5543, CH 130 (2010)
Mercury-containing lights, mandatory recycling of: * ESSB 5543, CH 130 (2010)
Miles traveled by vehicles, eliminating restrictions on: HB 2755
Natural resources management, streamlining: HB 3090
Oil spill contingency plans, requirements for: HB 2964, SB 6677
Oil spill response tax and oil spill administration tax, adjustments to: HB 2965
Oil spills, emergency response system for Strait of Juan de Fuca: ESHB 1409
Oil spills, emergency response towing vessels for Strait of Juan de Fuca and west coast of Washington state: * ESSB 5344, CH 11 (2009)
Outdoor burning provisions of Washington clean air act, clarifications: * SB 5767, CH 118 (2009)
Outdoor wood-fired boilers, emission performance standards: SB 5022, SB 6439
Petroleum-based beverage bottles, prohibitions: HB 1859
Pharmaceutical product stewardship programs: HB 1165, SHB 1165, 2SHB 1165, SB 5279, SSB 5279, 2SSB 5279
Phosphorus-containing turf fertilizer, restrictions on use to protect lake water quality: HB 1636, HB 2744, SHB 2744, SB 5503, SB 6289
Phosphorus-containing turf fertilizer, restrictions on use to protect water quality: ESSB 6289
Pollution liability insurance agency, transfer to department of ecology: EHB 3023, SB 6659
Port districts, definition of beneficial use of water for: SB 6810
Rainwater, water right not needed for rooftop harvesting of: HB 3164
Reclaimed water use, permitting requirements and violations and penalties: HB 1482, SHB 1482, SB 5504, * SSB 5504, CH 456 (2009)
Recycling, optimizing collection of source separated materials within the current regulatory structure: HB 2539, SHB 2539, * E2SHB 2539, CH 154 (2010)
Registered collectors, repair and reuse of electronic products: HB 1522, SHB 1522, * 2SHB 1522, CH 285 (2009)
Rural areas, enhancing economic vitality through limitations on withdrawal of waters from additional appropriations: HB 2666
Saltwater algae control account and grant program: HB 1231, SB 5412
Sawmills, offset credits in air operating permits when using biomass fuel to generate electricity: SB 5182
School buses and local government fleets, retrofitting with petroleum business privilege tax proceeds distributed from energy and transportation reserve account: HB 3161
Shoreline location shifts, regulatory relief for property owners when shift is due to habitat restoration projects: * HB 2199, CH 405 (2009)
Shoreline management act, regulating shorelines of state solely through the: HB 2924
Shorelines of the state, applicability of certain development regulations adopted under growth management act to: * EHB 1653, CH 107 (2010)
Solid waste management, optimizing collection of source separated materials within the current regulatory structure: HB 2539, SHB 2539, * E2SHB 2539, CH 154 (2010)
State agency climate leadership, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption by state government: SB 5560, SSB 5560, * E2SSB 5560, CH 519 (2009) PV
State clean water account moneys, use of allocated funds from: HB 3181, SB 6851
State environmental policy act review by the department: SB 5966
Storm water technical resource center and advisory committee, department to create in partnership with a university or other entity: * ESHB 2222, CH 449 (2009)
Storm water, construction and industrial storm water general permits: HB 2222
Strait of Juan de Fuca and west coast of Washington state, emergency response towing vessels: * ESSB 5344, CH 11 (2009)
Strait of Juan de Fuca, emergency response system: HB 1409, ESHB 1409, SB 5344
Trust water rights program, department to report on: SSB 6077
Washington state energy freedom act of 2010, legislative authorization to be required for any greenhouse gas or motor vehicle fuel economy program: HB 2708
Waste reduction and hazardous substance use reduction consultation program: HB 1014
Waste reduction and safer chemical alternatives research and development program: HB 1014
Waste reduction and sustainable production, office duties: HB 1014
Waste tire piles, efforts to clean up and prevent the creation of in the future: * SB 5976, CH 261 (2009)
Water banking, trust water rights program used for: * ESSB 5583, CH 283 (2009)
Water banks, interlocal agreements for operation by watershed management partnerships: HB 1494, SB 5583
Water conservancy boards, expanding the role of: SB 6581
Water discharge fees, changes: HB 1413, * SHB 1413, CH 249 (2009), SB 5430, SSB 5430, SB 6257
Water management improvement through filing of notices of forgone water use with department: SSB 6077
Water pollution cleanup, funding through a hazardous substance excise tax increase: HB 3181, SHB 3181, 2SHB 3181
Water pollution control facilities, department may award grants or loans to publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities: SB 5940
Water pollution control revolving fund, use of moneys in fund by department: HB 2116, ESHB 2116, HB 3136, SHB 3136
Water quality account, elimination: HB 1453, SB 5408
Water quality action account moneys, use of allocated funds from: SHB 3181
Water quality standards, amendment by department to authorize compliance schedules for discharge permits in certain cases: HB 2243, SB 6036, * SSB 6036, CH 457 (2009)
Water quality trading and banking program, department to develop: HB 2559
Water rights adjudication, procedures: HB 1571, * ESHB 1571, CH 332 (2009), SB 5533, SSB 5533
Water rights permits, recovery of application processing costs for: HB 2591, SHB 2591, 2SHB 2591
Water rights, determination of perfected water right validity to be confined to most recent fifteen-year period: SB 6464
Water rights, enhancing economic vitality in rural areas through limitations on withdrawal of waters from additional appropriations: HB 2666
Water rights, procedural improvements for processing of: HB 2508, SHB 2508, SB 6267, SSB 6267, * E2SSB 6267, CH 285 (2010) PV
Water rights, sustainable management of groundwater: SB 6802
Wells, construction requirements: SHB 1534
Wetlands and fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas, to be protected through local government's shoreline master program: SB 5726