This page provides information on the regulation of natural gas facilities in Washington State, including relevant laws and land use policies.
Natural Gas Supplies in Washington
Regulation of Interstate Gas Transmission Lines
Regulation of Gas Transmission Pipeline Construction in Washington
State Regulation of Natural Gas Resources and Distribution
Under RCW 80.01.040, the Utilities and Transportation Commission regulates the rates, services, facilities, and practices of all persons engaging within this state in the business of supplying gas to the public for compensation. Under Ch. 78.52 RCW, the Department of Natural Resources regulates gas resources -- exploration and underground storage.
Local Land Use Policies on Siting of Natural Gas Pipelines
Natural Gas Industry Information