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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 26 2017 10:00AM     Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - South Bend
-------------------------    Willapa Harbor Community Center, Zostera Japonica NPDES General Permit Workshop & Public Hearing
Ecology is holding a workshop and formal hearing on modifications to the draft NPDES general permit for Zostera japonica (non-native eel grass) management in Willapa Bay commercial clam beds.
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Location: Willapa Harbor Community Center

916 W First St.
South Bend , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov


Feb 6 2017 1:00PM     Public Hearing/Webinar - Lacey
--------------- 4:00PM    Construction Stormwater General Permit Modification Public Hearing
Ecology will hold an online workshop and public hearing webinar on February 6, 2017. The webinar concerns the Construction Stormwater General Permit (CSWGP) Modification. The workshop will provide information and address questions regarding the proposed permit modifications. The public hearing will provide an opportunity for members of the public to give formal testimony and comments on the proposed permit modifications. To access the online webinar please visit the permit website.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office
Online Webinar
300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Amy Moon
(360) 407-6467 / amym461@ecy.wa.gov


Dec 07 2016     Public Comment Period -
Feb 03 2017    Zostera Japonica NPDES General Permit Modification Public Comment Period
Comments will be accepted on modifications to this draft permit and fact sheet to control non-native eel grass in Willapa Bay until 5 pm, February 3, 2017. Comments will only be accepted for modified sections of the permit.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Nathan Lubliner
(360) 407-6563 / nlub461@ecy.wa.gov


Dec 12 2016     Public Comment Period - Blaine
Jan 25 2017    Blaine Marina Inc Cleanup Site
Ecology is conducting a comment period for a draft cleanup plan and associated documents for the cleanup of the Blaine Marina Inc. Site
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Location:


Blaine , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Brad Petrovich
(425) 649-4486 / bpet461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Meeting - Jan 11 2017 6:00PM

Dec 12 2016     Public Comment Period - Blaine
Jan 25 2017    Blaine Marina Inc. Cleanup Site Public Comment Period
Public comment period regarding cleanup documents for this site. They include, a draft cleanup action plan, a SEPA Determination of Non-Significance, and an amendment to an existing agreed order between Ecology and the Port of Bellingham.
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Location:


Blaine , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Cris Matthews
(360) 715-5232 / crim461@ecy.wa.gov


Dec 21 2016     Public Comment Period -
Feb 10 2017    Construction Stormwater General Permit Modification Public Comment Period
The Washington Department of Ecology invites you to comment on the proposed draft modification to the Construction Stormwater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The current permit that became effective January 1, 2016 was appealed and the resulting modification is available for review and public comment December 21, 2016 – February 10, 2017, at 5:00 pm. Comments will only be accepted for modified sections of the permit at this time.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Amy Moon
(360) 407-6467 / amym461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 03 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 02 2017    The City of Blaine's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Blaine's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
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Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Chad Yunge
(360) 715-5206 / cyun461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 03 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 02 2017    The City of Everson's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Everson's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Chad Yunge
(360) 715-5206 / cyun461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 03 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 02 2017    Whatcom County's Shoreline Master Program Limited Amendment
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Whatcom County's proposed Shoreline Master Program limited amendment.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Chad Yunge
(360) 715-5206 / cyun461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 03 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 02 2017    The City of Port Orchard's Shoreline Master Program Limited Amendment
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Port Orchard's proposed Shoreline Master Program limited amendment.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Jan 03 2017     Public Comment Period - Westport
Feb 02 2017    City of Westport Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is issuing a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to the city of Westport wastewater treatment plant. This allows them to discharge treated wastewater to Outer Grays Harbor.
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Location:


Westport , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Carey Cholski
(360) 407-6279 / Carey.Cholski@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 04 2017     Public Comment Period - Usk
Feb 03 2017    Ponderay Newsprint - Proposed Air Quality Permit Change and SEPA DNS
Ponderay Newsprint Company (PNC) requests a change to their air quality permit (notice of construction) to install an electric debarker/chipper and associated log yard operations. The change would allow PNC to debark and chip logs on-site and would also increase truck traffic to/from the site. A State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) review determined this proposal would not have a probable significant impact on the environment.
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Location:


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


Jan 05 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 06 2017    Tiger Oil 24th Ave & W Nob Hill - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Tiger Oil 24thAve & W Nob Hill Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the remedy implemented at the Site to date does not meet the minimum requirements of MTCA and fails to be protective of human health and the environment; however, contaminants at the Site do not pose an immediate threat to human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Union Gap, or the Site's cleanup information website.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 05 2017     Public Comment Period - East Wenatchee
Feb 06 2017    Colorado and North River Apartments - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Colorado and North River Apartments Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup actions completed at the Site are protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Union Gap, or the Site's cleanup information website.
More Information: More Information
Location:


East Wenatchee , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 05 2017     Public Comment Period - Yakima
Feb 06 2017    Red Carpet Motor Inn - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Red Carpet Motor Inn Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup actions completed at the Site are protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Union Gap, or the Site's cleanup information website.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Yakima , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 05 2017     Public Comment Period - Wenatchee
Feb 06 2017    Home Depot Wenatchee - Periodic Review Report Available for Review and Comment
The periodic (5-year) review report for the Home Depot Wenatchee Site is available for public review and comment. Ecology finds that the cleanup actions completed at the Site are protective of human health and the environment. To review the report, visit Ecology's office in Union Gap, or the Site's cleanup information website.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Wenatchee , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Jeff Newschwander
(509) 454-7842 / jene461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 12 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 13 2017    The Cities of Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, and Hoquiam Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, and Hoquiam proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Jan 12 2017     Public Comment Period - Rosalia
Feb 13 2017    City of Rosalia Federal Discharge Permit - Draft Modified Permit
Ecology is issuing a permit modification to the town of Rosalia for its municipal wastewater treatment plant. Draft documents can be viewed at
More Information: More Information
Location:


Rosalia , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / Shara-Li.Joy@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 13 2017     Public Comment Period - Wallula
Feb 13 2017    Specialty Minerals Wallula Wastewater Permit Renewal
The Dept of Ecology invites you to comment on the proposed Specialty Minerals Wallula State Waste Discharge Permit. This permit allows the facility to send process wastewater, stormwater, and sanitary wastewater to the Boise Wallula pulp and paper mill for treatment. For more information and to review documents, visit the Burbank Public Library, Ecology's Lacey office, and our webpage at the following link.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Wallula , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Robert Carruthers
(360) 407-6954 / robert.caruthers@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 13 2017     Public Comment Period - Olympia
Feb 12 2017    Tamoshan Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is issuing a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit reauthorization to the Tamoshan Wastewater Treatment plant to continue discharge of treated wastewater to the Outer Budd Inlet.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Olympia , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Carey Cholski
(360) 407-6279 / Carey.Cholski@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 17 2017     Public Comment Period - Airway Heights
Feb 16 2017    City of Airway Heights Reclaimed Water Permit - Draft Modified Permit
Ecology is issuing a permit modification to the Airway Heights Water Reclamation Facility for its water reclamation plant. Draft documents can be viewed at
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Location:


Airway Heights , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Shara-Li Joy
(509) 329-3455 / Shara-Li.Joy@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 18 2017     Public Comment Period - Prosser
Feb 27 2017    Tree Top, Inc. Prosser Facility - Draft State Permit
Ecology is renewing the Tree Top, Inc. Prosser facility state permit to discharge pretreated process waste water to Benton County sprayfields and the city of Prosser public owned treatment works.
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Location:


Prosser , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Cindy Huwe
(509) 457-7105 / Cindy.Huwe@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 18 2017     Public Comment Period - Yakima
Feb 17 2017    Boise Cascade Yakima Mill Site Agreed Order Available for Review and Comment
The Washington State Department of Ecology is providing an opportunity for the public to comment on the Agreed Order for the completion of a Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study, and to prepare a Draft Cleanup Action Plan for the site identified by Ecology as the "Boise Cascade Mill" located at 805 N. 7th St., Yakima, WA 98901. The Site is also known as the Yakima Mill Site.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Yakima , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Jeff Lewis
(509) 454-7834 / jlew461@ecy.wa.gov


Jan 23 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 22 2017    Pacific County's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Pacific County's proposed Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Jan 30 2017     Public Comment Period -
Mar 01 2017    The City of Montesano's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington Department of Ecology seeks public input on Montesano's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Feb 07 2017     Public Comment Period -
Mar 09 2017    The City of Raymond's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Raymond's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Feb 08 2017     Public Comment Period -
Mar 10 2017    The City of Omak's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Omak's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Feb 14 2017     Public Comment Period -
Mar 16 2017    Lewis County's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Lewis County's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


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