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Public Hearings, Meetings, Workshops, Open Houses

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Feb 3 4 PM -
7 PM 
Open House Followed by Public Meeting: Ellensburg
Comment Period for Upper Yakima Basin Water Projects EIS
The Bureau of Reclamation and Washington State Department of Ecology are seeking comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Kachess Drought Relief Pumping Plant and Keechelus Reservoir-to-Kachess Reservoir Conveyance projects for public comment. The proposed projects are components of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan.  Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan

Location: Hal Holmes Center
209 North Ruby Street
Ellensburg, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
COLUMBIA RIVER
Contact: Tim Hill
(509) 454-4241 / tihi461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Meeting: Feb 5

Feb 5 4 PM -
7 PM 
Public Meeting: Cle Elum
Comment Period for Upper Yakima Basin Water Projects EIS
The Bureau of Reclamation and Washington State Department of Ecology are seeking comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Kachess Drought Relief Pumping Plant and Keechelus Reservoir-to-Kachess Reservoir Conveyance projects for public comment. The proposed projects are components of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan.  Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan

Location: U.S. Forest Ranger District
803 W. 2nd Street
Cle Elum, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
COLUMBIA RIVER
Contact: Tim Hill
(509) 454-4241 / tihi461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Open House Followed by Public Meeting: Feb 3


Public Comment Periods

Dec 29 - Feb 2, 2015   Public Comment Period: 
The City of South Cle Elum Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on South Cle Elum's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update  City of South Cle Elum's SMP Comprehensive Update

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Lennard Jordan
(509) 457-7125 / ljor461@ecy.wa.gov
Dec 30 - Jan 30, 2015   Public Comment Period: Raymond
Tetz Oil Raymond DOT Proposed Removal from the Hazardous Sites List
Ecology invites public comments on the proposed removal of the Tetz Oil Raymond DOT site from the Hazardous Sites List. The site is located at 2711 Ocean Avenue in Raymond. You can review the draft cleanup approval letter and other site documents at the Raymond Timberland Library, the Department of Ecology in Lacey, or on our  Tetz Oil Raymond website

Location: Raymond, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tom Middleton
(360) 407-7263 / tmid461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 1 - Feb 1   Public Comment Period: Rock Island
Specialty Chemical Products - Draft Reauthorization NPDES Permit
Specialty Chemical Products is being issued a Reauthorization of Federal Discharge Permit to continue to discharge noncontact cooling water to the Columbia River.  Water Quality Permits

Location: Rock Island, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / chuw461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 1 - Feb 1   Public Comment Period: Pateros
City of Pateros - Publicly Owned Treatment Works Draft Federal Discharge Permit
The city of Pateros is renewing their Federal Discharge Permit to discharge treated domestic wastewater to the Columbia River.  Water Quality Permits

Location: Pateros, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / chuw461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 1 - Feb 2   Public Comment Period: Palouse
City of Palouse Federal Discharge Permit - Draft Permit
A draft permit has been issued for renewal of the city of Palouse Federal Discharge permit that discharges wastewater to the Palouse River. More information at  Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS)

Location: Palouse, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 1 - Feb 8   Public Comment Period: Mansfield
Town of Mansfield - Draft Reauthorization State Permit
The Town of Mansfield is being issued a Reauthorization of State Permit to continue to apply domestic wastewater, via spray irrigation, to designated land treatment sites.  Water Quality Permits

Location: Mansfield, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / chuw461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 6 - Feb 5   Public Comment Period: Centralia
Lewis County Central Transfer Station - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Lewis County Central Transfer Station is renewing their state permit to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Centralia sewer system.  More information

Location: Centralia, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / MEWI461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 6 - Feb 5   Public Comment Period: Hoquiam
Ocean Protein, LLC - State Waste Discharge Permit Draft Modification
Ocean Protein - Fish Meal Plant is being issued a modification of its state permit to continue to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Hoquiam's wastewater treatment plant.  More information

Location: Hoquiam, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / MEWI461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 8 - Feb 7   Public Comment Period: Chelan County
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Install a pre-fabricated aluminum stairway (4 by 17 feet, 68 square feet of overwater coverage) extending from an existing bulkhead to a proposed concrete landing (4 by 4 feet, 0.6 cubic yards). The stairway will replace an existing ladder which will be removed and disposed of at an appropriate upland location. The concrete landing will be constructed by pouring concrete into forms when the lake level is down. No grading or excavation of the substrate for construction of the concrete landing  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Central Region

Location: Chelan County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permits Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 8 - Feb 16   Public Comment Period: Pasco
Tesoro - Application for renewal of State Waste Discharge Permit
Tesoro submitted an application for renewal of its State Waste Discharge Permit for its petroleum product distribution and storage facility in Pasco. Interested persons can submit their name, address, and comments regarding the permit. The application can be viewed at the following link.  Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS)

Location: Pasco, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 9 - Feb 8   Public Comment Period: Seattle
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Maintenance dredging over a 10 year period to remove up to 160,000 cubic yards of sediments from the waterways, including periodically removing high spots or shoaling that develop from vessel movement, natural sedimentation, and/or periodic under pier slope sloughing. Up to 21,000 cubic yards of clean sand or gravel may be placed within the dredge prism footprint, over the 10 year period, at a thickness of six inches to one foot in certain areas to meet anti-degradation requirements.   Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Northwest Region

Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 9 - Mar 10   Public Comment Period: 
Comment Period for Upper Yakima Basin Water Projects EIS
The Bureau of Reclamation and Washington State Department of Ecology are seeking comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Kachess Drought Relief Pumping Plant and Keechelus Reservoir-to-Kachess Reservoir Conveyance projects for public comment. The proposed projects are components of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan.  Yakima Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tim Hill
(509) 454-4241 / tihi461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 12 - Feb 11   Public Comment Period: Mount Vernon
Smith Morrrison LLC - Proposed Renewal of State Waste Discharge Permit
Smith Morrision LLC State Waste Discharge Permit is being reissued for the discharge of treated potato washwater to the Conway Ditch No. 17.  More information

Location: Mount Vernon, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 13 - Feb 13   Public Comment Period: Seattle
Draft NPDES Permit Modification for Seattle Iron & Metals Corporation.
Ecology is issuing a federal wastewater discharge permit modification to Seattle Iron & Metals Corporation. The modification changes the water quality-based outflow limit for ammonia and changes the testing method.  More information

Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 14 - Feb 13   Public Comment Period: Chelan County
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Construct 284 SF pier addition (with ten 5-inch-diameter steel piles in five concrete footings) to an existing 392 SF joint-use pier. Replace decking with grating.  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Central Region

Location: Chelan County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 15 - Feb 14   Public Comment Period: Chelan
Joint Public Notice of Application for 401 Water Quality Certification
Construction of a pier with concrete footings and installation of a boat lift and mooring buoy in Lake Chelan.  401 Public Notices for Ecology's Central Region

Location: Chelan, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(509) 454-4260 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 15 - Feb 14   Public Comment Period: Chehalis
National Frozen Foods Repack Facility - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
National Frozen Foods Corporation is renewing their State Waste Discharge Permit to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Chehalis sewer system.  More information

Location: Chehalis, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / MEWI461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 16 - Feb 2   Public Comment Period: Colville
Knife River Corporation - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period for a Notice of Construction Application
Knife River requests approval to replace a drum dryer and increase hourly production rate for an existing stationary asphalt plant. The public may request a public comment period by February 2, 2015. 

Location: Colville, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Jenny Filipy
(509) 329-3407 / jfil461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 21 - Feb 20   Public Comment Period: Republic
Hecla Mining Company State Waste Discharge Permit - Modified Draft Permit
Ecology is issuing a State Waste Discharge permit modification to Hecla Mining Company for its gold and silver mining operation.  More information

Location: Republic, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 21 - Feb 20   Public Comment Period: Pacific County
Fort Columbia State Park - Proposed Renewal of State Waste Discharge Permit
Fort Columbia State Park Wastewater Treatment Plant is renewing their State Waste Discharge Permit to discharge treated wastewater to the Colubmia River Estuary, Chinook, WA.  More information

Location: Pacific County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Carey Cholski
(360) 407-6279 / cgru461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 22   Public Comment Period: Okanogan County
Crown Resources-Buckhorn Mountain Mine - Modified Draft Permit
Crown Resources - Buckhorn Mountain Mine is being issued a modification of its Federal Discharge Permit to allow the addition of Outfall 006 through infiltration.  More information

Location: Okanogan County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / chuw461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Seattle
Chevron Station 95517 Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Chevron Station 95517 site. The Site is located at 17508 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Chevron Station 95517

Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Lynden
Active Berry Packers, LLC - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit Modification
Active Berry Packers, LLC is being issued a modification of their state waste discharge permit. The proposed modification changes the Discharge Monitoring Report due date to the 28th day of each month, and increases the maximum daily flow to 30,000 gallons per day.  More information

Location: Lynden, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Reardan
Town of Reardan Federal Discharge Permit - Modified Draft Permit
Ecology is issuing a permit modification to the Town of Reardan for its municipal wastewater treatment plant.  More information

Location: Reardan, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Renton
Sternoff Metals Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Sternoff Metals site. The Site is located at 4001 to 4051 SW 43rd Street, Renton, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA). For details click here.  Sternoff Metals Periodic Review

Location: Renton, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Everett
Matanza Creek Apartment Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Matanza Creek Site. The Site is located at 11311 19th Ave Se, Everett, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Matanza Creek Apartment

Location: Everett, WA
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Renton
LTS Trucking Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the LTS Trucking Site. The Site is located at 423 South 7th Street, Renton, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  LTS Trucking Site

Location: Renton, WA
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Seattle
MT Baker Building Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Mt Baker Building Site. The Site is located at 3601 McClellan Street, Seattle, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Mt Baker Building Site

Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Kent
Kent Business Campus Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Kent Business Campus site. The Site is located at 823-841 Central Avenue. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Kent Business Campus

Location: Kent, WA
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Feb 23   Public Comment Period: Bellevue
Journal American Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the 1705 132nd Avenue NE Site. The Site is located at 1705 132nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Journal American

Location: Bellevue, WA
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 22 - Mar 9   Public Comment Period: Vancouver
Port of Vancouver (Cadet/Swan) and NuStar Cleanup Reports and Agreed Order Comment Period
Ecology invites public comments on a proposed legal agreement and cleanup studies for the Port of Vancouver (Cadet/Swan) and NuStar cleanup site. The new agreed order requires the Port of Vancouver and NuStar to draft a preliminary cleanup action plan. Three remedial investigation reports, a feasibility study, and a public participation plan are also available for review and comment. The documents can be found at the Vancouver Community Library at 901 C St, the Department of Ecology in Lacey, or on our  cleanup website

Location: Vancouver, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Craig Rankine
(360) 690-4795 / cran461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 23 - Feb 22   Public Comment Period: Clark County
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Round Lake Conservation Bank  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Southwest Region

Location: Clark County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 26 - Feb 26   Public Comment Period: 
The City of Prosser's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Prosser's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.  City of Prosser's SMP Comprehensive Update

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Lennard Jordan
(509) 457-7125 / ljor461@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 28 - Feb 27   Public Comment Period: Battle Ground
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Anderson Dairy Fish Habitat  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Southwest Region

Location: Battle Ground, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 28 - Feb 27   Public Comment Period: Vancouver
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Waterfront Park  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Southwest Region

Location: Vancouver, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Jan 30 - Mar 2   Public Comment Period: Spokane
Expanded Cleanup Work Proposed at City Parcel Site
Ecology proposes to do more soil cleanup which includes removal of PCB-contaminated soil along the west fence line of the site. You may review the Work Plan and SEPA Addendum on the website by clicking on  documents

Location: Spokane, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Huckleberry Palmer
(509) 329-3433 / hpal461@ecy.wa.gov
Feb 2 - Mar 4   Public Comment Period: 
The City of Moses Lake's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Moses Lake's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.  City of Moses Lake's SMP Comprehensive Update

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Jeremy Sikes
(509) 329-3426 / jsik461@ecy.wa.gov
Feb 5 - Mar 9   Public Comment Period: Seattle
Qualman Apartments Periodic Review Public Comment Period
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Qualman Apartments site. The Site is located at 1421 15th Ave, Seattle, WA. A periodic review is conducted at least every five years after the initiation of a cleanup action at a site or property, as required by the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).  Qualman Apartments Site Website

Location: Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
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