Pollution Control and Shorelines Hearings Board

Hears appeals from orders and decisions made by the Department of Ecology and to all the decisions of air pollution control boards or authorities. The Board's sole function is to provide litigants a full and complete administrative hearing followed by a fair and impartial written decision based on the facts and law.
Board Websitehttps://eluho.wa.gov/boards/pollution-control-hearings-board
Policy AreaTransportation and Economic Development
Governor Appointments3
Total Board Positions6
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.21B.020
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
Term Length (years)6
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Qualified by training in pertinent matters pertaining to the environment. At least one must be an attorney. No more than two from same political party.