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Public Hearings, Meetings, Workshops, Open Houses

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Apr 2 9:30 AM  Public Hearing: Spokane
Proposed State Implementation Revision to Update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's Solid Fuel Burning Device Rules
Ecology proposes a revision to an air quality plan, called a State Implementation Plan (SIP). The proposed revision is to update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's (SRCAA) revised regulations for solid fuel burning devices in the Washington SIP. Send your comments on the plan to AQComments@ecy.wa.gov.  State Implementation Plans

Location: Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
3104 E. Augusta Avenue
Spokane, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
AIR QUALITY PM
Contact: Joanna Ekrem
(360) 407-6826 / joanna.ekrem@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 2 - Apr 10
Associated Public Hearing: Apr 2

Apr 2 6 PM  Public Hearing: Spokane
Proposed State Implementation Revision to Update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's Solid Fuel Burning Device Rules
Ecology proposes a revision to an air quality plan, called a State Implementation Plan (SIP). The proposed revision is to update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's (SRCAA) revised regulations for solid fuel burning devices in the Washington SIP. Send your comments on the plan to AQComments@ecy.wa.gov.  State Implementation Plans

Location: Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
3140 E. Augusta Ave
Spokane, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
AIR QUALITY PM
Contact: Joanna Ekrem
(360) 407-6826 / joanna.ekrem@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 2 - Apr 10
Associated Public Hearing: Apr 2

Apr 7 1 PM  Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Kennewick
Draft Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit
Ecology is proposing to issue the Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit. The permit regulates the use of insecticides, both larvicides and adulticides, to control mosquito populations in surface waters of Washington State. Coverage under this permit will be available to public and private entities. Ecology will limit chemical application to the larvicides and adulticides designated in the proposed permit.  Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit

Location: Benton PUD / Auditorium
2721 West 10th Avenue
Kennewick, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 4 - Apr 17
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 8
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 9

Apr 7 1:30 PM -
4:30 PM 
Public Workshop: Edmonds
Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State
Ecology will make the draft 303(d) List Update: Washington State Water Quality Assessment (Freshwater Assessment) available for a 60-day public review and comment period starting on March 17, 2015. The Freshwater Assessment fulfills Washington's obligation under the federal Clean Water Act 303(d) and 305(b) to identify polluted waters, as well as report on the status of water quality statewide where data was available.  Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State

Location: Edmonds Conference Center
Chrysanthemum Hall
201 Fourth Avenue North
Edmonds, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Patrick Lizon
(360) 407-6782 / patrick.lizon@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 16

Apr 8 1 PM  Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Moses Lake
Draft Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit
Ecology is proposing to issue the Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit. The permit regulates the use of insecticides, both larvicides and adulticides, to control mosquito populations in surface waters of Washington State. Coverage under this permit will be available to public and private entities. Ecology will limit chemical application to the larvicides and adulticides designated in the proposed permit.  Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit

Location: Moses Lake Fire Station 1
701 E Third Avenue
Moses Lake, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 4 - Apr 17
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 7
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 9

Apr 8 6:30 PM -
8:30 PM 
Public Meeting: Port Angeles
K Ply Cleanup Plans Comment Period and Public Meeting
Ecology invites public comments on proposed cleanup plans for the K Ply cleanup site. The new agreed order requires the Port of Port Angeles to clean up the site. The agreed order, remedial investigation/feasibility study, draft cleanup action plan, public participation plan and SEPA review are available for review and comment. Learn more at our public meeting, presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. Documents can be found at the Port Angeles Library- 2210 S Peabody St, the Department of Ecology in Lacey, or our  cleanup website

Location: Olympic Medical Center
Linkletter Hall
939 Caroline St
Port Angeles, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
TOXICS CLEANUP PROGRAM
Contact: Connie Groven
(360) 407-6254 / cgro461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Apr 2 - May 4

Apr 9 1 PM  Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Longview
Draft Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit
Ecology is proposing to issue the Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit. The permit regulates the use of insecticides, both larvicides and adulticides, to control mosquito populations in surface waters of Washington State. Coverage under this permit will be available to public and private entities. Ecology will limit chemical application to the larvicides and adulticides designated in the proposed permit.  Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit

Location: Cowlitz Regional Conference Center
1900 7th Avenue
Longview, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 4 - Apr 17
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 7
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 8

Apr 9 1:30 PM -
4:30 PM 
Public Workshop: Lacey
Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State
Ecology will make the draft 303(d) List Update: Washington State Water Quality Assessment (Freshwater Assessment) available for a 60-day public review and comment period starting on March 17, 2015. The Freshwater Assessment fulfills Washington's obligation under the federal Clean Water Act 303(d) and 305(b) to identify polluted waters, as well as report on the status of water quality statewide where data was available.  Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State

Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office
300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Patrick Lizon
(360) 407-6782 / patrick.lizon@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 17 - May 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 16

Apr 9 6 PM  Public Hearing: Lacey
Air Quality Plan Revisions: Transport of Air Pollutants Across State Borders; BART Order for BP Cherry Point Refinary
The second State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions (part of the Regional Haze Plan) includes Ecology's updates to the best available retrofit technology (BART) order issued to the BP Cherry Point Refinery. The refinery installed BART controls to reduce air pollution that impairs visibility.  Infrastructure, Rules, and Program SIPs

Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office
300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
AIR QUALITY PM
Contact: Anya Caudill
(360) 407-6630 / ACAU461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 9 - Apr 10

Apr 15 1:30 PM -
4:30 PM 
Public Workshop: Yakima
Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State
Ecology will make the draft 303(d) List Update: Washington State Water Quality Assessment (Freshwater Assessment) available for a 60-day public review and comment period starting on March 17, 2015. The Freshwater Assessment fulfills Washington's obligation under the federal Clean Water Act 303(d) and 305(b) to identify polluted waters, as well as report on the status of water quality statewide where data was available.  Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State

Location: Yakima, WA / Yakima Area Arboretum
1401 Arboretum Drive
Yakima, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Patrick Lizon
(360) 407-6782 / patrick.lizon@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 17 - May 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 7
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 9
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 16

Apr 16 1:30 PM -
4:30 PM 
Public Workshop: Spokane Valley
Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State
Ecology will make the draft 303(d) List Update: Washington State Water Quality Assessment (Freshwater Assessment) available for a 60-day public review and comment period starting on March 17, 2015. The Freshwater Assessment fulfills Washington's obligation under the federal Clean Water Act 303(d) and 305(b) to identify polluted waters, as well as report on the status of water quality statewide where data was available.  Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State

Location: Spokane Valley, WA
Spokane CenterPlace
Regional Events Center
2426 North Discovery Place
Spokane Valley, WA    Map Map
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Patrick Lizon
(360) 407-6782 / patrick.lizon@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Comment Period: Mar 17 - May 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 7
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 9
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 15


Public Comment Periods

Mar 2 - Apr 1   Public Comment Period: Kirkland
Joint Public Notice of Application for 401 Water Quality Certification & Coastal Zone Management Consistency Concurrence
Astronic Building and Parking Area Expansion: Construct 3-story 130,000 sf building and expand parking area.  401 Public Notices for Ecology's Northwest Region

Location: Kirkland, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(425) 649-7129 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 2 - Apr 2   Public Comment Period: Pasco
Pasco Landfill - Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) proposed for cleanup work
Cleanup is being conducted at the Pasco Landfill under the Model Toxics Control Act. The work requires installation of equipment that will control gases extracted from the soil in Zone A of the landfill. Ecology proposes to approve the Industrial Waste Area Generators' application. You may request a public hearing by March 31, 2015.  Pasco Landfill

Location: Pasco, WA
Sponsor: Washington Department of Ecology
Contact: Robert Koster
(509) 329-3493 / rkos461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 2 - Apr 2   Public Comment Period: Longview
KapStone Kraft Paper - Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit Amendment
Ecology's proposed Prevention of Significant Deterioration permit amendment updates the company name, allows the facility the option to model their fine particle air emissions, and removes closed equipment from the permit.  Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permits (PSDs) Open for Public Comment

Location: Longview, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Marc Crooks
(360) 407-6803 / mcro461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 2 - Apr 10   Public Comment Period: Spokane
Proposed State Implementation Revision to Update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's Solid Fuel Burning Device Rules
Ecology proposes a revision to an air quality plan, called a State Implementation Plan (SIP). The proposed revision is to update Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency's (SRCAA) revised regulations for solid fuel burning devices in the Washington SIP. Send your comments on the plan to AQComments@ecy.wa.gov.  State Implementation Plans

Location: Spokane, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
AIR QUALITY PM
Contact: Joanna Ekrem
(360) 407-6826 / joanna.ekrem@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Hearing: Apr 2
Associated Public Hearing: Apr 2

Mar 2 - Apr 17   Public Comment Period: Benton County
Adding capacity to Hanford's 325 Hazardous Waste Treatment Units
The Nuclear Waste Program at Ecology invites you to comment on a change to Hanford's dangerous waste permit. The 325 Hazardous Waste Treatment Units store and treat wastes in Hanford's 300 Area, a few miles north of Richland. The permit change will add 3 new units where waste can be stored and treated, to allow small containers of waste to be encapsulated in large boxes of grout.  Ecolology's Nuclear Waste Program comment periods page

Location: Benton County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Madeleine Brown
(509) 372-7936 / mabr461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 3 - Apr 3   Public Comment Period: 
Moses Lake/Crab Creek Geographic Response Plan Available for Review and Comment
The draft Moses Lake/Crab Creek Geographic Response Plan is now available for review and comment. Please submit change recommendations to GRPs@ecy.wa.gov by April 3, 2015.  Geographic Response Plans

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Harry Chichester
(360) 407-7202 / hchi461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 4 - Apr 17   Public Comment Period: 
Draft Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit
Ecology is proposing to issue the Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit. The permit regulates the use of insecticides, both larvicides and adulticides, to control mosquito populations in surface waters of Washington State. Coverage under this permit will be available to public and private entities. Ecology will limit chemical application to the larvicides and adulticides designated in the proposed permit.  Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 7
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 8
Associated Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing: Apr 9

Mar 5 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Tekoa
City of Tekoa Federal Discharge Permit - Modified Draft Permit
Ecology is issuing a permit modification to the City of Tekoa for its municipal wastewater treatment plant that discharges to Hangman Creek. Draft documents can be viewed at  Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS)

Location: Tekoa, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 5 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Auburn
Auburn Sewage Lagoons Periodic Review
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a document called a periodic review for the Auburn Sewage Lagoons site. The Site is located at 30th St NW & B St NW, Auburn, 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). Send your written comments to Gene Freeman, Periodic Review Site Manager.  Auburn Sewage Lagoons

Location: Auburn, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Eugene Freeman
(425) 649-7191 / eufr461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 6 - Apr 5   Public Comment Period: Bellingham
Joint Public Notice of Application for 401 Water Quality Certification & Coastal Zone Management Consistency Concurrence
Excavation and fill in 1.20 acres of wetlands to construct a regional stormwater treatment plant.  401 Public Notices for Ecology's Northwest Region

Location: Bellingham, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(425) 649-7129 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 6 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Everett
Weyerhaeuser Everett West Periodic Review and Delisting from the Hazardous Site List Public Comment Period
Weyerhaeuser Everett West Site (Site) is approximately 35 acres of land located at 101 East Marine View Drive, Everett, Washington 98201. The Site is within, but unrelated to, the Lowland area of the Everett Smelter Site. This Site has completed cleanup, and it no longer represents a threat to human health or the environment. Ecology proposes to remove this Site from the state Hazardous Sites List. Ecology has performed a periodic review of the Site and focused on the groundwater monitoring results.  Weyerhaeuser Everett West

Location: Everett, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: David South
(425) 649-7200 / dsou461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 7 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Everett
Boeing Everett Powder Mill Gulch Cleanup Site - Draft Federal Discharge Permit
The Boeing Company is being issued a federal discharge permit for the discharge of treated groundwater into Powder Mill Gulch.  More Information

Location: Everett, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 7 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Granite Falls
City of Granite Falls - Draft Federal Discharge Permit
The city of Granite Falls is being reissued their Federal Discharge Permit for the discharge of treated municipal effluent into the Pilchuck River.  More information

Location: Granite Falls, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 9 - Apr 7   Public Comment Period: Bellevue
Harris Avenue Shipyard Cleanup
Interim Cleanup Action and associated documents announced for the Harrris Avenue Shipyard Cleanup Site.  Harris Avenue Shipyard

Location: Bellevue, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
TOXICS CLEANUP PROGRAM
Contact: Brad Petrovich
(425) 649-4486 / bpet461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Meeting: Mar 26

Mar 9 - Apr 10   Public Comment Period: 
Air Quality Plan Revisions: Transport of Air Pollutants Across State Borders; BART Order for BP Cherry Point Refinary
The second State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions (part of the Regional Haze Plan) includes Ecology's updates to the best available retrofit technology (BART) order issued to the BP Cherry Point Refinery. The refinery installed BART controls to reduce air pollution that impairs visibility.  Infrastructure, Rules, and Program SIPs

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
AIR QUALITY PM
Contact: Anya Caudill
(360) 407-6630 / ACAU461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Hearing: Apr 9

Mar 10 - Apr 9   Public Comment Period: Puyallup
The City of Puyallup's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
Ecology seeks input on Puyallup's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.  more information

Location: Puyallup, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Kim Van Zwalenburg
(360) 407-6520 / kvan461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 11 - Apr 10   Public Comment Period: Moses Lake
SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers - Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit
SGL proposes to construct eight carbon fiber production lines at their Moses Lake facility.  Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permits (PSDs) Open for Public Comment

Location: Moses Lake, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Richard Hibbard
(360) 407-6896 / rhib461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 11 - Apr 11   Public Comment Period: Okanogan
City of Omak - Draft Federal Discharge Permit
The city of Omak's publicly owned treatment works is being issued a Federal Discharge Permit to discharge municipal wastewater to the Okanogan River.  Water Quality Permits

Location: Okanogan, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / chuw461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 16 - Apr 16   Public Comment Period: 
The City of Ellensburg Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Ellensburg's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.  City of Ellensburg's SMP Comprehensive Update

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Lennard Jordan
(509) 457-7125 / ljor461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 17 - Apr 16   Public Comment Period: Whatcom County
Joint Public Notice of Application for 401 Water Quality Certification & Coastal Zone Management Consistency Concurrence
Construct 3.48 miles of new railroad track to connect existing sidings to allow for 6.6 miles of double track operations between Custer and Ferndale.  401 Public Notices for Ecology's Northwest Region

Location: Whatcom County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(425) 649-7129 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 17 - Apr 20   Public Comment Period: Camas
Georgia Pacific Camas Mill Draft Wastewater Permit
Ecology invites you to comment on the proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System wastewater permit for the Georgia Pacific pulp and paper mill in Camas. Review the documents at the Camas Public Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and the  Industrial Section webpage for this facility

Location: Camas, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Ha Tran
(360) 407-6064 / ha.tran@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 17 - May 15   Public Comment Period: 
Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State
Ecology will make the draft 303(d) List Update: Washington State Water Quality Assessment (Freshwater Assessment) available for a 60-day public review and comment period starting on March 17, 2015. The Freshwater Assessment fulfills Washington's obligation under the federal Clean Water Act 303(d) and 305(b) to identify polluted waters, as well as report on the status of water quality statewide where data was available.  Proposed Freshwater Assessment and 303(d) List for Washington State

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
WATER QUALITY PM
Contact: Patrick Lizon
(360) 407-6782 / patrick.lizon@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 9
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 15
Associated Public Workshop: Apr 16

Mar 18 - Apr 2   Public Comment Period: Moses Lake
PerforMix Nutrition Systems - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period for a Notice of Construction
PerforMix requests a revision to their existing Notice of Construction approval order. The revisions do not increase annual emissions. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held only if Ecology receives a request by April 2, 2015.  Notice of Construction Permits

Location: Moses Lake, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Greg Flibbert
(509) 329-3452 / gfli461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 18 - Apr 6   Public Comment Period: Wenatchee
Dolco Packaging - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period
Dolco proposes to install and operate a new foam extruder at 1121 South Columbia Street. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held only if Ecology receives a written request by April 6, 2015. 

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Lynnette Haller
(509) 457-7126 / lhul461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 18 - Apr 8   Public Comment Period: Anacortes
Public Notice of Application for 401 Water Quality Certification & Coastal Zone Management Consistency Concurrence
Maintenance dredging of up to 7500 cy of material unsuitable for open-water placement, with upland disposal at the Cap Sante Marina.  401 Public Notices for Ecology's Northwest Region

Location: Anacortes, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Coordinator
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 18 - Apr 17   Public Comment Period: Clark County
Joint Public Notice for Water Quality Certification and Coastal Zone Consistency
Clamshell dredge up to 100,000 cu yds sediment per year for a period of 5-years from the Columbia River federal navigation channel to mine sediment for commercial sale.  Current 401 Public Notices for Ecology's Southwest Region

Location: Clark County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Federal Permit Unit
(360) 407-6068 / ecyrefedpermits@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 18 - Apr 17   Public Comment Period: Camas
Draft Permit for city of Camas Wastewater Treatment Plant
The city of Camas Wastewater Treatment Plant is renewing their NPDES Permit WA0020249 to continue to discharge treated wastewater to the Columbia River.  Water Quality Database

Location: Camas, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Carey Cholski
(360) 407-6279 / cgru461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 19 - Apr 3   Public Comment Period: Longview
Opportunity to request a comment period on Longview Fibre/KapStone Notice of Construction Order No. 11297
The Dept of Ecology plans to issue a permit allowing the mill to install a piece of equipment that folds corrugated cardboard into boxes and prints labels on them. We expect increases in some air pollutants because of the project. For more information on the project and how to request a comment period visit the  Industrial Section's KapStone webpage

Location: Longview, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Angela Fritz
(360) 407-7393 / angela.fritz@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 19 - Apr 20   Public Comment Period: Lacey
Groat Brothers Inc. Periodic Review
Ecology invites you to review and comment on a periodic review for Groat Brothers Inc. Ecology reviews cleanup sites at least every five years to make sure they still protect human health and the environment. Cleanup actions at this site are protective. Property owners plan to restart groundwater monitoring. The report can be found at Woodland Community Library, 770 Park St in Woodland, the Department of Ecology in Lacey, for details click here:  cleanup website

Location: Lacey, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Panjini Balaraju
(360) 407-6335 / pbal461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 19 - Apr 20   Public Comment Period: Blaine
Birch Bay Water and Sewer District - NPDES Permit Modification
The Birch Bay Water and Sewer District is being reissued a modification of NPDES permit no. WA0029556. The proposed modification is to change the effective date of the upgraded plant effluent limits and design criteria operation date to December 31, 2015  Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System

Location: Blaine, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 20 - Apr 22   Public Comment Period: Longview
Modifications to the Weyerhaeuser Longview wastewater permit
Ecology invites you to comment on the modifications to Weyerhaeuser Longview's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System wastewater permit. Review the documents at the Longview Public Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and the  Industrial Section webpage for this mill

Location: Longview, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shingo Yamazaki
(360) 407-7563 / shingo.yamazaki@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 22 - Apr 25   Public Comment Period: Benton County
Hanford Air Operating Permit revision
The Department of Ecology invites you to comment on proposed changes to Hanford's Air Operating Permit (AOP). This permit regulates air emissions at Hanford to ensure the public is protected. The changes are to incorporate new information into the permit. In particular, the Washington State Department of Health has issued a new radioactive air emissions license. We are reformatting the part of the permit for toxic emission units so all information for each unit is in one place.  Ecology's Nuclear Waste Program comment periods web site

Location: Benton County
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Madeleine Brown
(509) 372-7936 / mabr461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 23 - Apr 22   Public Comment Period: Woodland
Sunlight Supply Inc - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Sunlight Supply Inc. is being issued a State Waste Discharge Permit to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Woodland sewer system.  More information

Location: Woodland, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / MEWI461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 23 - Apr 22   Public Comment Period: Ellensburg
Big B Mini Mart - Available for Review and Comment
Ecology proposes to enter into an agreement called an Agreed Order to conduct a Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study at the Big B Mini Mart site, located at 1611 Canyon Road, in Ellensburg. A remedial investigation provides information about what contamination is present, and how far it extends. A feasibility study will compare different ways to clean up the site. It includes information about how much the cleanup will cost as well as how long it will take.  Big B Mini Mart Cleanup Site Information

Location: Ellensburg, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: John Mefford
(509) 454-7836 / jmef461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 23 - Apr 23   Public Comment Period: Tukwila
Jorgensen Forge Enforcement Order Available for Public Comment
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has issued an Enforcement Order for the Jorgensen Forge Site (site) at 8531 East Marginal Way South, Tukwila. This site is west of Boeing Field along the Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW). An Enforcement Order legally requires cleanup activities without an agreement from the potentially liable person. Ecology invites public comments on the Enforcement Order.  Jorgensen Forge Cleanup Site

Location: Tukwila, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Marieke Rack
(425) 649-7052 / mrac461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 26 - Apr 27   Public Comment Period: Colton
Town of Colton - DRaft Federal Discharge Permit
A draft permit has been issued for renewal of the Town of Colton's federal discharge permit that discharges seasonally to Union Flat Creek.  Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS)

Location: Colton, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / stra461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 27 - Apr 13   Public Comment Period: Pullman
Chevron Environmental Management Co. - Opportuntity to Request a Public Comment Period
Chevron submitted a Notice of Construction application for a soil vapor recovery project at the former Chevron Bulk Plant 206196 located at 815 NE College St. in Pullman, Whitman County. The soil remediation project will result in minor source levels of toxic air pollutant and criteria pollutant emissions for the duration of the project. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held only if Ecology receives a request by April 11, 2015. 

Location: Pullman, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Greg Flibbert
(509) 329-3452 / gfli461@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 27 - Apr 27   Public Comment Period: Longview
Mint Farm Wastewater Permit
Ecology invites you to comment on the wastewater permit for Puget Sound Energy's Mint Farm electricity generating station. Review the documents at the Longview Public Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and the  Industrial Section webpage for this facility

Location: Longview, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Mark Dirkx
(360) 407-6937 / mark.dirkx@ecy.wa.gov
Mar 30 - Apr 30   Public Comment Period: 
Douglas County's Shoreline Master Program Limited Amendment
Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Douglas County's proposed Shoreline Master Program limited amendment.  Douglas County's SMP Limited Amendments

Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Lennard Jordan
(509) 457-7125 / ljor461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Port Angeles
K Ply Cleanup Plans Comment Period and Public Meeting
Ecology invites public comments on proposed cleanup plans for the K Ply cleanup site. The new agreed order requires the Port of Port Angeles to clean up the site. The agreed order, remedial investigation/feasibility study, draft cleanup action plan, public participation plan and SEPA review are available for review and comment. Learn more at our public meeting, presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. Documents can be found at the Port Angeles Library- 2210 S Peabody St, the Department of Ecology in Lacey, or our  cleanup website

Location: Port Angeles, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
TOXICS CLEANUP PROGRAM
Contact: Connie Groven
(360) 407-6254 / cgro461@ecy.wa.gov
Associated Public Meeting: Apr 8

Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Grandview
Alexander Farms - Proposed Removal of Environmental Covenant
Ecology invites you to comment on our proposal to remove a restrictive covenant (also called an environmental covenant) for the Alexander Farms Site located at 179101 West King Tull Road in Benton County, Washington. The property owner has requested permission to rescind the restrictive covenant for the Site. The restrictive covenant explicitly states that it may be rescinded when groundwater concentrations of Dinoseb are below 7 micrograms per liter. This condition has been met at the Site.  Alexander Farms Cleanup Site Information

Location: Grandview, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Yakima
Kissel Park - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Kissel Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup appears to be protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Yakima, or the Site's cleanup information website.  Kissel Park Cleanup Site Information

Location: Yakima, WA
Sponsor: Department of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Omak
US West Omak Business Office Site - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the US West Omak Business Office Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup appears to be protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Yakima, or the Site's cleanup information website.  US West Omak Business Office Cleanup Site Information

Location: Omak, WA
Sponsor: Department of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: East Wenatchee
Zur Hausen Orchard - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Zur Hausen Orchard Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup appears to be protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Yakima, or the Site's cleanup information website.  Zur Hausen Orchard Cleanup Site Information

Location: East Wenatchee, WA
Sponsor: Department of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Yakima
Westpark Shopping Center - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Westpark Shopping Center Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup appears to be protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Yakima, or the Site's cleanup information website.  Westpark Shopping Center Cleanup Site Information

Location: Yakima, WA
Sponsor: Department of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 2 - May 4   Public Comment Period: Yakima
Kissel Park - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Kissel Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup appears to be protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Yakima, or the Site's cleanup information website.  Kissel Park Cleanup Site Information

Location: Yakima, WA
Sponsor: Department of Ecology
Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 6 - May 6   Public Comment Period: Tukwila
Boeing Field Chevron Agreed Order Available for Public Comment
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites comments on an Agreed Order (legal agreement) with potentially liable parties (PLPs) for the Boeing Field Chevron Site (Site). The Agreed Order requires the PLPs to conduct an investigation and study to determine the nature and extent of the contamination, examine possible cleanup alternatives, and prepare a draft cleanup plan.  Boeing Field Chevron Cleanup

Location: Tukwila, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Marieke Rack
(425) 649-7052 / mrac461@ecy.wa.gov
Apr 7 - May 8   Public Comment Period: Cosmopolis
Cosmo Specialty Fibers Draft Wastewater Permit
Ecology invites you to comment on the draft wastewater permit renewal for the Cosmo Specialty Fibers pulp mill. Review the documents at the Aberdeen Timberland Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and the  Industrial Section webpage for this mill

Location: Cosmopolis, WA
Sponsor: Dept of Ecology
Contact: Ha Tran
(360) 407-6064 / ha.tran@ecy.wa.gov
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