Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility

The Washington State Department of Ecology Nuclear Waste Program oversees the permit for storage of dangerous and mixed waste at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. The shipyard is a home port for both active and inactive vessels, and is used to maintain, overhaul, decommission, and dismantle vessels in service of the United States Navy (U.S. Navy). Dangerous and mixed waste is generated during laboratory analysis, on-site demolition, and from production work including removal and installation of components on vessels, on-vessel and off-vessel repair of components, and the decommissioning and dismantling of vessels.

The Permittees are the U.S. Navy as owner and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) as operator. The purpose of this permit is to allow PSNS & IMF to operate their Mixed Waste Storage Facility to store containers of mixed waste.

Enforceable Permit:

Issued in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Hazardous Waste Management Act Chapter 70.105 Revised Code of Washington (RCW), and the regulations promulgated there under in Chapter 173-303 Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

Permit Common Name: PSNS & IMF Permit
Permit Number: WA2170023418
Issue Date: March 18, 2022
Effective: April 18, 2022
Expiration Date: April 18, 2032


For more information about the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard permit please contact John Temple - Facility Transition Project Manager, (509) 980-1038

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