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The Public Involvement Calendar is designed to engage the public in our decision-making process. We encourage you to read Frequently Asked Questions about Effective Public Commenting.

Activities that are educational only or are co-sponsored by Ecology may be found under the "More Ecology Events" link in the left column of this page. We invite your feedback about this Public Involvement Calendar.

Public Hearings, Meetings, Workshops, Open Houses

(Next 21 days. Use the search feature (right) for events beyond 21 days.)



Jan 27 2017     Public Comment Period - Tacoma
Apr 27 2017    Occidental Chemical Corporation Tacoma Site Cleanup Open House and Public Hearing
Ecology welcomes you to learn more about the Occidental Chemical Corporation's Tacoma Site cleanup. Several environmental documents are available for comment and review. Draft documents include: Feasibility Study, Agreed Order, Porewater Sampling Results, Vapor Intrusion Report, and Corrective Action Permit.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Tacoma , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Kerry Graber
(360) 407-0241 / kgra461@ecy.wa.gov
Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Mar 8 2017 5:00PM

Feb 28 2017     Public Comment Period - Long Beach
Mar 30 2017    The City of Long Beach's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Long Beach's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
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Location:


Long Beach , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Kim Van Zwalenburg
(360) 407-6520 / kvan461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 01 2017     Public Comment Period - Lacey
May 15 2017    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Apr 5 2017 1:30PM

Mar 01 2017     Public Comment Period - Bellevue
May 15 2017    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Bellevue , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Apr 6 2017 10:00AM

Mar 01 2017     Public Comment Period - Union Gap
May 15 2017    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Union Gap , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Apr 13 2017 10:00AM

Mar 01 2017     Public Comment Period -
Apr 03 2017    The City of Goldendale's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Goldendale's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
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Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Lennard Jordan
(509) 457-7125 / ljor461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 01 2017     Public Comment Period -
May 15 2017    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 02 2017     Public Comment Period -
Apr 03 2017    Olympic View Sanitary Landfill Periodic Review
Olympic View Sanitary Landfill site is located at 10015 SW Barney White Road in Port Orchard, Washington. 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).
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Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Madeline Wall
(425) 649-7015 / MADW461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 02 2017     Public Comment Period - Quincy
Apr 03 2017    Nutrilite Air Quality Permit Revision
Nutrilite operates an herbal extraction and concentration facility located at 1333 Port Industrial Parkway. Nutrilite proposes to construct a new building that will include a blending line, a milling line, and a packaging line.
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Location:


Quincy , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Kari Johnson
(509) 329-3502 / kajo461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 02 2017     Public Comment Period - Elma
Apr 03 2017    Vertellus Performance Chemicals - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is renewing the Vertellus Performance Chemicals State Permit to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Elma's sewer system.
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Location:


Elma , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / Melinda.Wilson@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 07 2017     Public Comment Period - Aberdeen
Apr 06 2017    Harold LeMay - Aberdeen Sanitary Landfill - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is renewing the Harold LeMay - Aberdeen Sanitary Landfill State waste permit to discharge treated wastewater to the city of Aberdeen sewer system.
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Location:


Aberdeen , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / Melinda.Wilson@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 08 2017     Public Comment Period - Algona
May 08 2017    Boeing Auburn Contamination Remedial Investigation Report Public Comment Period, Open House and Public Hearing
Ecology will hold a Public Comment Period March 8 - May 8, 2017 for the Remedial Investigation Report for groundwater contamination from Boeing Auburn Fabrication Site. A public meeting is scheduled March 23, 2017 and a Public Hearing April 25, 2017 both held at Alpac Elementary School 310 Milwaukee Blvd N. Algona, WA 5- 7 PM. Spanish Interpreters and Child Care provided.
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Location:


Algona , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Thea Levkovitz
(425) 649-7286 / tlev461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 14 2017     Public Comment Period - Auburn
Apr 13 2017    Northwest Racing Associates Emerald Downs - Draft NPDES Permit
Emerald Downs is being reauthorized NPDES permit no. WA0031496 for the discharge of treated stormwater runoff and process water into Mill Creek and a discharge to groundwater.
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Location:


Auburn , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 14 2017     Public Comment Period - Lynden
Apr 13 2017    City of Lynden Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft NPDES Permit
The City of Lynden is being reissued NPDES permit no. WA0022578 for the discharge of treated municipal wastewater into the Nooksack River
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Location:


Lynden , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / tmil461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 15 2017     Public Comment Period - Ferndale
Apr 14 2017    Phillips 66 Ferndale Oil Refinery Wastewater Permit Modification
We invite you comment on the changes to the Phillips 66 Ferndale oil refinery wastewater permit. We will only accept comments on the changes to the permit, not the entire permit. Review the documents at the Bellingham and Ferndale Libraries, Ecology's Lacey office, and online at the following link
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Location:


Ferndale , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Liem Nguyen
(360) 407-6955 / liem.nguyen@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 16 2017     Public Comment Period - Quincy
Apr 17 2017    Imerys Quincy Mine - Proposed Air Quality Permit Change
Imerys Quincy Mine requests a change to their air quality permit (notice of construction) to mine in new sections. The change would allow Imerys to surface mine diatomaceous earth and run a screening operation in new sections.
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Location:


Quincy , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Kari Johnson
(509) 329-3502 / kajo461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 16 2017     Public Comment Period - Shelton
Apr 17 2017    Olympia Oyster Company - Draft Reauthorization NPDES Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is reauthorizing a federal wastewater permit for the Olympia Oyster Company to continue to discharge treated wastewater to Totten Inlet (Oyster Bay).
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Location:


Shelton , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Melinda Wilson
(360) 407-6280 / Melinda.Wilson@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Pasco
Apr 20 2017    Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer Replacement at the Pasco Landfill
Pasco Landfill cleanup requires installation of a regenerative thermal oxidizer to control emissions of gases that will be removed by the soil vapor extraction system in the landfill's industrial waste portion. Installing and operating this equipment requires a permit from Ecology's Air Quality Program. You are invited to comment on draft permitting documents.
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Location:


Pasco , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Robert Koster
(509) 329-3493 / rkos461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Seattle
Apr 18 2017    Gas Works Park - Interim Action Cleanup
City of Seattle and Puget Sound Energy will be doing some interim cleanup at the park this spring. For details click here.
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Location:


Seattle , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Ching-Pi Wang
(425) 649-7134 / cwan461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Stanwood
Apr 19 2017    Twin City Foods Inc. - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is reauthorizing the Twin City Foods Inc. state waste discharge permit to discharge process wastewater to land via spray irrigation.
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Location:


Stanwood , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / Tricia.Miller@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Everson
Apr 19 2017    City of Everson - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is reissuing the city of Everson Wastewater Treatment Plant federal permit for the discharge of treated municipal effluent into the Nooksack River.
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Location:


Everson , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Tricia Miller
(425) 649-7201 / Tricia.Miller@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 22 2017     Public Comment Period - Pasco
Apr 06 2017    Simplot Western Stockmen - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period on a Notice of Construction
Simplot Western Stockmen requests approval to add a second product storage bin and product loadout system. This will not increase the total throughput of the facility but rather increase their flexibility to schedule and load customer orders. The increase in particulate matter emissions from the second loadout is still under the national ambient air quality standards requirement. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held if Ecology receives a written request by April 6, 2017.
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Location:


Pasco , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Travis Berndahl
(509) 329-3420 / TBER461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 23 2017     Public Comment Period - Camas
Apr 24 2017    Specialty Minerals Camas Wastewater Permit Renewal
We invite you to comment on the proposed Specialty Minerals Camas State Waste Discharge Permit. This permit allows the facility to send process wastewater to the Georgia Pacific Camas pulp and paper mill for treatment before it goes into the Columbia River. For more information and to review documents, visit the Camas Public Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and our webpage at the following link.
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Location:


Camas , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Ha Tran
(360) 407-6064 / ha.tran@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 24 2017     Public Comment Period -
Apr 24 2017    The City of Duvall's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Duvall's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
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Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Misty Blair
(425) 649-4309 / mbla461@ecy.wa.gov


Mar 24 2017     Public Comment Period - Winthrop
Apr 10 2017    Cascade Concrete Products - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period
Cascade Concrete Products has submitted an application to operate its existing stationary concrete batch plant. The applicant requests the batch plant be covered by General Order of Approval No. 11AQ-GO-02 for Portable and Stationary Concrete Batch Plants, replacing their present air quality permit. A public comment period on a draft coverage order (air permit) will be held only if Ecology receives a request by April 10, 2017.
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Location:


Winthrop , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Shawn Nolph
(509) 454-7845 / snol461@ecy.wa.gov


Apr 5 2017 1:30PM     Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Lacey
-------------------------    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office

300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Mar 1 2017 - May 15 2017

Apr 6 2017 10:00AM     Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Bellevue
-------------------------    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology Northwest Regional Office

3190 160th Avenue SE
Bellevue , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Mar 1 2017 - May 15 2017

Apr 11 2017 1:30PM     Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Spokane
-------------------------    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location: Spokane Shadle Branch Public Library

2111 W Wellesley Ave
Spokane , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov


Apr 13 2017 10:00AM     Open House Followed by Public Hearing - Union Gap
-------------------------    Shoreline Management Act Rulemaking Hearing
The proposed rules define procedures for counties and cities to comply with their requirements to periodically review their Shoreline Master Programs. The proposal also creates a new optional process to reduce duplication and incorporates recent legislative enactments and other housekeeping changes.
More Information: More Information
Location: Department of Ecology
Central Regional Office
1250 West Alder
Union Gap , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Fran Sant
(360) 407-6004 / fran.sant@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Mar 1 2017 - May 15 2017

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