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Chapter 80.50 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) are the laws which the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council must follow in siting and regulating major energy facilities. Title 463 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) are the regulations by which the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council functions under state and federal law. Chapters 80.70 and 80.80 RCW also apply to some energy facilities under EFSEC jurisdiction.

LAWS

Energy Facilities - Site Location: Chapter 80.50 RCW 
Carbon Dioxide Mitigation
: Chapter 80.70 RCW

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Chapter 80.80 RCW

RULES 

Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council: Title 463 WAC 

Policies

Enforcement Guidance:  Policy 15-01
Delegation Authority:  Policy 16-01

CHAPTER 80.50 REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON
ENERGY FACILITIES--SITE LOCATIONS
 
 

Sections 

  • 80.50.010  Legislative finding--Policy--Intent.

  • 80.50.020  Definitions.

  • 80.50.030  Energy facility site evaluation council--Created--Membership--Support.

  • 80.50.040  Energy facility site evaluation council--Powers enumerated.

  • 80.50.045  Recommendations to secretary, federal energy regulatory commission -- Siting electrical transmission corridors -- Council designated as state authority for siting transmission facilities

  • 80.50.060  Energy facilities to which chapter applies--Applications for certification- -Forms--Information.

  • 80.50.071  Council to receive applications--Fees or charges for application processing or certification monitoring.

  • 80.50.075  Expedited processing of applications.

  • 80.50.080  Counsel for the environment.

  • 80.50.085  Counsel staff to assist applicants, make recommendations.

  • 80.50.090  Public hearings.

  • 80.50.100  Recommendations to governor--Approval or rejection of certification--Reconsideration.

  • 80.50.105  Transmission facilities for petroleum products--Recommendations to governor.

  • 80.50.110  Chapter governs and supersedes other law or regulations--Preemption of regulation and certification by state.

  • 80.50.120  Effect of certification.

  • 80.50.130  Revocation or suspension of certification--Grounds.

  • 80.50.140  Review.

  • 80.50.150  Enforcement of compliance--Penalties.

  • 80.50.155  Additional Penalties--Appeal Procedures

  • 80.50.160  Availability of information.

  • 80.50.175  Study of potential sites--Fee--Disposition of payments.

  • 80.50.180  Proposals and actions by other state agencies and local political subdivisions pertaining to energy facilities exempt from "detailed statement" required by RCW 43.21C.030.

  • 80.50.190  Disposition of receipts from applicants.

  • 80.50.300  Unfinished nuclear power projects--Transfer of all or a portion of a site to a political subdivision or subdivisions of the state--Water rights.

  • 80.50.310  Council actions--Exemption from chapter 43.21C RCW.

  • 80.50.320  Governor to evaluate council efficiency, make recommendations.

  • 80.50.330  Preapplication -- Siting electrical transmission facilities -- Corridors.

  • 80.50.340  Preapplication -- Fees -- Plans.

  • 80.50.350  National interest electric transmission corridors task force -- Duties -- Recommendations.

  • 80.50.900  Severability--1970 ex.s. c 45.

  • 80.50.901  Severability--1974 ex.s. c 110.

  • 80.50.902  Severability--1977 ex.s. c 371.

  • 80.50.903  Severability--1996 c 4.

  • 80.50.904  Effective date--1996 c 4.

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TITLE 463 WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

NOTE:  Listed below  are the rules that are in effect as of July 2008.

Chapters 

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Policies

Policy 15-01

Policy 16-01

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