Topical Index

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               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS)
Administration of various programs, modifying to create flexibility: HB 1206, HB 1948, SHB 1948, HB 1952
Agricultural activities, protecting from water quality over-regulation at state level, department role: SB 6087
Agricultural land, pollution violation due to livestock, adding determination and voluntary compliance to penalty process: HB 2478
Ammunition components, manufacturing of, limited regulation of chemicals used in process to department and Washington state: HB 2020
Appeals of department decisions, excluding certain appeals from pollution control hearings board jurisdiction: HB 1206, HB 1948, SHB 1948, HB 1952
Applications submitted to department, requiring prompt action: HB 1163, HB 1236, SB 5821
Applications, water rights, changes in water right certificates to reflect certain changes in water right uses: SSB 5199, E2SSB 5199
Applications, water rights, department processing role: HB 1548, HB 1549, SB 5462, SB 5463
Architectural paint recovery program, creation, department to enforce: HB 1579, SHB 1579, SB 5424
Asbestos-containing building materials, labeling requirements, enforcement by department or local air authorities: HB 1926, SB 5458, * ESSB 5458, CH 51 (2013)
Batteries, small rechargeable battery stewardship act, department role: HB 1364, SB 5457
Bottles, petroleum-based beverage, prohibiting manufacture, sale, or distribution, department role: SB 5250
Brownfield properties, cleanup and reuse, providing state resources and oversight authority for local governments: SB 5201, SSB 5201
Brownfield properties, cleanup and reuse, using prioritized revenues under model toxics control act, department role: SB 5296, SSB 5296, * 2E2SSB 5296, CH 1 (2013)
Business license center, participation by department: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Children's safe products, promoting development of safer consumer products, department role: SSB 6540
Clean-up plans, department to include community organizations in certain permit issuance processes: HB 1434
Composting, using litter tax revenues to support programs: HB 1309, SHB 1309, SB 5357, SSB 5357
Diesel fuel, diesel idle reduction account and loan and grant program, creating, department role: HB 2569
Diesel fuel, diesel idle reduction account and loan program, creating, department role: SHB 2569, * E2SHB 2569, CH 74 (2014)
Environmental justice, department efforts concerning disproportionately adverse health and environmental impacts on low-income and minority populations: HB 1434, HB 2312, SHB 2312, SB 6417
Environmental policy, department to include community organizations in permit issuance and clean-up plan adoption: HB 1434
Environmental reports, by department, modifying provisions to streamline: * EHB 2636, CH 76 (2014)
Environmental statutes of department, technical changes: HB 2438
Environmental statutes of department, updating various for efficiency and local government flexibility: HB 2439, ESHB 2439
Federal receipts, requiring that department report concerning federal financial assistance: SB 5804, * SSB 5804, CH 32 (2013)
Flame retardants, limiting presence in upholstered furniture and children's products, department role: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 6048
Geoduck clams, aquaculture operations, repealing department of ecology duties concerning: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Greenhouse gas emissions, registration or reporting fee, capping amount of: SB 6264
Greenhouse gas emissions, reporting fee, capping amount of: SSB 6264
Greenhouse gas emissions, reporting requirements, harmonizing with federal requirements, changing department role: SB 5321
Greenhouse gas emissions, rules regulating, prohibiting without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Health programs of department, funding through use of public utility tax collected from water distribution businesses: HB 1685
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements and department role: SB 5057
Lands, real property, department funding or reimbursement for fee simple acquisition, ensuring public recreational access: SSB 5057
Litter reduction, using litter tax revenues to support programs: HB 1309, SHB 1309, SB 5357, SSB 5357
Local economy trust water account, transferring state agency water rights to account, department role: SB 5219, SSB 5219, E2SSB 5219
Marijuana, environmental impacts of various means of producing, liquor control board to consult with department to examine: HB 1992
Mercury-containing light product stewardship program, repealing program and account: SB 5658
Mercury-containing lights, producers to pay registration and administration fees for reimbursing documented recycling and administrative costs: SB 5658
Mercury-containing lights, product stewardship organizations, department role: HB 1444, HB 2246, * ESHB 2246, CH 119 (2014), SB 6177, SSB 6177
Methow watershed, authorization and implementation of water management board in, provisions, including department role: SB 5677
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence, department administrative authority: HB 1384
Oil and hazardous materials, safety of transporting in state, department to study: SB 6524, SSB 6524, E2SSB 6524
Oil and hazardous materials, spill prevention and response act, department role: SB 6524, SSB 6524
Oil and hazardous materials, spill prevention and response, department role: E2SSB 6524
Oil, crude oil and refined petroleum, measures to ensure safety when transporting, department role: HB 2347, SHB 2347, E2SHB 2347, SB 6262
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, department role in measures to increase safety of transport of: SB 6582
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, spill prevention and response act, department role: SB 6582
Oil, spill prevention and response, department role: SB 6576
Oil, transportation by railcars in state, department role in study of spill response and recovery: SB 6576
Permits, shoreline, commencing work landward of shoreland area prior to final action on appeal: SB 5295
Permits, various, department to include community organizations in certain permit issuance processes: HB 1434
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Pollutant discharge elimination permit system applications and reports, department to provide for electronic filing: SB 5407
Recycling, using litter tax revenues to support programs: HB 1309, SHB 1309, SB 5357, SSB 5357
Rule making by department, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Rules, review of, department to conduct for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Scientific literature, peer-reviewed, use by department: * HB 1113, CH 69 (2013), HB 2262, * SHB 2262, CH 22 (2014)
Sediment from rivers, management strategies, demonstration projects to test, department role: ESB 6549
Shellfish aquaculture regulatory committee, shifting emphasis from regulation to research: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Shoreline management act, appeal and permit procedures: SB 5295
Solid waste management, amending certain statutes: HB 2439, ESHB 2439
Steam electric generating plants, repealing statutes: HB 2439, ESHB 2439
Storm water, competitive grant program to reduce pollution, department role: * HB 2079, CH 28 (2013)
Storm water, compliance pilot project, department to conduct: HB 1237, SB 5435
Storm water, department of ecology storm water pollution account, creation: HB 1954
Storm water, financial assistance for management of runoff, prioritizing: HB 1235, SB 5441
Storm water, new requirements for phase I jurisdictions, department to delay: HB 1234, SB 5326
Toxic waste sites, cleanup of, prioritizing spending of revenues under model toxics control act, department role: SB 5296, SSB 5296, * 2E2SSB 5296, CH 1 (2013)
Transportation projects, environmental and compensatory mitigation, restricting imposition by permitting agency of land acquisition requirements: HB 2095
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, department to convene work group: ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SB 6051
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, prohibiting adoption or maintaining of requirements by department when more stringent: HB 1996
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, reforming to expedite projects through streamlined environmental decision making, department role: HB 1978, ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SHB 2070, SB 6051
Transportation projects, environmental review and protection, applying federal requirements: HB 2093
Vessels, abandoned and derelict, department authority to board in certain cases: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Washington marine resources protection council, creation and cooperation of department with: SB 5547
Waste reduction and management programs, various, modifying to create administrative flexibility: HB 1206, HB 1948, SHB 1948, HB 1952
Water pollution control facilities, loans for, department authority to include publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities: HB 1557
Water quality determinations by department, basing on preponderance of site-based, source-specific testing: HB 2472, SB 6288
Water quality trading program, developing, department role: HB 2454, * SHB 2454, CH 73 (2014)
Watershed planning grants, modifying provisions, including role of department: HB 1924
Yakima river basin, integrated water resource management plan, department role in implementing plan: HB 1196, HB 1414, SHB 1414, SB 5367, SSB 5367, * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)