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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.

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Nov 30 2017 9:00AM     Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Lacey
-------------------------    Sand and Gravel General Permit Draft Modification
The Washington State Department of Ecology proposes to modify the Sand and Gravel National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit (permit). The current permit was issued April 1, 2016 and appealed by the Washington Aggregate and Concrete Association. A settlement was reached on modified language for the permit in August 2017. Ecology must now go out for public comment before adopting the new modified draft language.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office

300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Carrie Graul
(360) 407-6967 / Carrie.Graul@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Sep 26 2017 - Dec 8 2017

Jan 30 2018 10:30AM     Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Prosser
-------------------------    Draft Winery State Waste Discharge General Permit
Ecology proposes a statewide general permit that will cover wastewater discharges from wineries and establish waste management practices to protect waters of the state.
More Information: More Information
Location: Benton County PUD - Prosser

250 Gap Rd
Prosser , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Stacey Callaway
(360) 407-7118 / Stacey.Callaway@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Nov 1 2017 - Feb 14 2018

Feb 2 2018 1:30PM     Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Bellevue
-------------------------    Draft Winery State Waste Discharge General Permit
Ecology proposes a statewide general permit that will cover wastewater discharges from wineries and establish waste management practices to protect waters of the state.
More Information: More Information
Location: South Bellevue Community Center

14509 SE Newport Way
Bellevue , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Stacey Callaway
(360) 407-7118 / Stacey.Callaway@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Nov 1 2017 - Feb 14 2018

Dec 4 2017 9:00AM     Public Meeting - Spokane
---------------12:00PM    Dangerous Waste Regulations Rulemaking
Ecology proposes to amend specific sections of the Dangerous Waste Regulations. These changes incorporate new federal hazardous waste rules. While we are accepting informal comments on many sections, we are most interested in your comments on the generator improvement rule.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology Eastern Regional Office

4601 North Monroe Street
Spokane , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Robert Rieck
(360) 407-6751 / hwtrrulemaking@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Oct 19 2017 - Dec 19 2017

Dec 14 2017 6:30PM     Public Hearing/Webinar - Lacey
-------------------------    Revised Interstate Transport State Implementation Plan
Ecology is accepting comments on our analysis determining that Washington's air emissions of sulfur dioxide, ozone, and fine particles do not affect areas in neighboring states that do not meet or are maintaining to meet a national air quality standard. This analysis is known as an Interstate Transport State Implementation Plan. We will hold a public hearing if one is requested by Dec. 8, 2017. If a public hearing is not requested by then, we will post a cancellation on this calendar and on the web page.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office

300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Sam Wilson
(360) 407-6837 / sam.wilson@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Nov 8 2017 - Dec 21 2017

Jan 24 2018 10:30AM     Public Hearing/Webinar - Lacey
-------------------------    Draft Winery State Waste Discharge General Permit
Ecology proposes a statewide general permit that will cover wastewater discharges from wineries and establish waste management practices to protect waters of the state.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office

300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Stacey Callaway
(360) 407-7118 / Stacey.Callaway@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Nov 1 2017 - Feb 14 2018

Jan 24 2018 6:00PM     Public Hearing/Webinar - Lacey
-------------------------    Draft Winery State Waste Discharge General Permit
Ecology proposes a statewide general permit that will cover wastewater discharges from wineries and establish waste management practices to protect waters of the state.
More Information: More Information
Location: Dept of Ecology HQ/Southwest Regional Office

300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Stacey Callaway
(360) 407-7118 / Stacey.Callaway@ecy.wa.gov
Public Comment Period - Nov 1 2017 - Feb 14 2018

Sep 26 2017     Public Comment Period - Lacey
Dec 08 2017    Sand and Gravel General Permit Draft Modification
The Washington State Department of Ecology proposes to modify the Sand and Gravel National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit (permit). The current permit was issued April 1, 2016 and appealed by the Washington Aggregate and Concrete Association. A settlement was reached on modified language for the permit in August 2017. Ecology must now go out for public comment before adopting the new modified draft language.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Lacey , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Carrie Graul
(360) 407-6967 / Carrie.Graul@ecy.wa.gov
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Nov 30 2017 9:00AM

Oct 12 2017     Public Comment Period - Forks
Dec 12 2017    Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and Draft Programmatic EIS
On behalf of a state interagency team, Ecology is seeking public review of and comments on the Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and associated Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft Marine Spatial Plan provides information on ocean uses and resources and a framework for evaluating proposed new ocean uses on Washington's Pacific Coast.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Forks , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Jennifer Hennessey
(360) 407-6595 / jenh461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Nov 1 2017 6:00PM

Oct 12 2017     Public Comment Period - Aberdeen
Dec 12 2017    Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and Draft Programmatic EIS
On behalf of a state interagency team, Ecology is seeking public review of and comments on the Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and associated Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft Marine Spatial Plan provides information on ocean uses and resources and a framework for evaluating proposed new ocean uses on Washington's Pacific Coast.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Aberdeen , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Jennifer Hennessey
(360) 407-6595 / jenh461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Nov 7 2017 6:00PM

Oct 12 2017     Public Comment Period - Long Beach
Dec 12 2017    Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and Draft Programmatic EIS
On behalf of a state interagency team, Ecology is seeking public review of and comments on the Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and associated Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft Marine Spatial Plan provides information on ocean uses and resources and a framework for evaluating proposed new ocean uses on Washington's Pacific Coast.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Long Beach , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Jennifer Hennessey
(360) 407-6595 / jenh461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Nov 8 2017 6:00PM

Oct 12 2017     Public Comment Period - Tukwila
Dec 12 2017    Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and Draft Programmatic EIS
On behalf of a state interagency team, Ecology is seeking public review of and comments on the Draft Marine Spatial Plan for Washington's Pacific Coast and associated Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft Marine Spatial Plan provides information on ocean uses and resources and a framework for evaluating proposed new ocean uses on Washington's Pacific Coast.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Tukwila , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Jennifer Hennessey
(360) 407-6595 / jenh461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Nov 9 2017 6:00PM

Oct 16 2017     Public Comment Period - Airway Heights
Nov 22 2017    The City of Airway Heights Reclaimed Water Permit - Application
Airway Heights submitted an application for renewal of its Reclaimed Water Permit that allows them to produce and distribute Class A reclaimed water for groundwater recharge.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 19 2017     Public Comment Period -
Dec 19 2017    Dangerous Waste Regulations Rulemaking
Ecology proposes to amend specific sections of the Dangerous Waste Regulations. These changes incorporate new federal hazardous waste rules. While we are accepting informal comments on many sections, we are most interested in your comments on the generator improvement rule.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Robert Rieck
(360) 407-6751 / hwtrrulemaking@ecy.wa.gov
Public Meeting - Dec 4 2017 9:00AM
Public Meeting/Webinar - Nov 15 2017 1:00PM
Public Meeting - Nov 9 2017 9:00AM


Oct 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Bothell
Nov 20 2017    Bothell Riverside Environmental Documents Available for Comment
Bothell Riverside site is generally located at NE 180th Street & Woodinville Drive (SR 522). The site is separated into two distinct cleanup areas. They are referred to as Riverside TPH (Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons) Site and Riverside HVOC (Halogenated Volatile Organic Compounds) Site which were both addressed in the Remedial Investigation. The Feasibility Study and the Draft Cleanup Action Plan are only for the Riverside TPH Site. Ecology invites comments on the environmental documents.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Bothell , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Sunny Becker
(425) 649-7187 / hlin461@ecy.wa.gov


Oct 20 2017     Public Comment Period - Port Gamble
Nov 20 2017    Port Gamble Bay and Mill Site
Ecology Invites you to review and comment on the draft Agreed Order, Supplemental Remedial Investigation/Feasibility & Study Work Plan and Public Participation Plan for the Port Gamble Bay and Mill Site in Port Gamble, Washington.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Port Gamble , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: John Evered
(360) 407-7071 / JEVE461@ecy.wa.gov


Oct 23 2017     Public Comment Period - Elma
Nov 22 2017    Satsop Business Park Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is renewing the state waste discharge permit for the Satsop Business Park Wastewater Treatment Plant. This allows them to discharge treated wastewater to ground.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 23 2017     Public Comment Period - Aberdeen
Nov 22 2017    City of Aberdeen Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is renewing the federal wastewater discharge permit for the city of Aberdeen Wastewater Treatment Plant. This allows them to discharge treated wastewater into Grays Harbor Estuary, mouth of the Chehalis River.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 23 2017     Public Comment Period - Lynden
Nov 22 2017    Premier Packing - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is reissuing a state wastewater permit to Premier Packing. This allows them to discharge of wastewater to the City of Lynden WWTP.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period -
Nov 27 2017    The City of Bingen's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Bingen'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


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period -
Nov 30 2017    The Town of Cathlamet's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Cathlamet's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Michelle McConnell
(360) 407-6349 / micm461@ecy.wa.gov


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period -
Nov 30 2017    Skamania County's Shoreline Master Program Comprehensive Update
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public input on Skamania County's proposed Shoreline Master Program comprehensive update.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY SWRO
 Contact: Michelle McConnell
(360) 407-6349 / micm461@ecy.wa.gov


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period - Kennewick
Nov 27 2017    City of Kennewick POTW - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is renewing the city of Kennewick POTW's federal wastewater permit. This allows them to discharge treated domestic waste water to the Columbia River.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period - Tacoma
Nov 24 2017    Motive Power Marine - Draft NPDES Waste Discharge Permit
Ecology is issuing a federal wastewater discharge permit to Motive Power Marine. This allows them to discharge treated wastewater to Commencement Bay.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 25 2017     Public Comment Period - Sunnyside
Nov 27 2017    LTI, Inc. - Draft State Permit
Ecology is reauthorizing a state wastewater discharge permit for LTI, Inc. This allows them to discharge truck washing waste water to the Port of Sunnyside IWWTF.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Oct 27 2017     Public Comment Period - Wallula
Nov 30 2017    Boise Wallula pulp and paper mill and box plant air permit
We invite you to comment on the revised draft of the Boise, Wallula mill Air Operating Permit. 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.carruthers@ecy.wa.gov


Oct 30 2017     Public Comment Period - Seattle
Dec 13 2017    Public Meeting for South Park Landfill cleanup site
Ecology will provide information and answer questions about the South Park Landfill cleanup.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Seattle , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Amy White
(425) 649-7052 / AMWH461@ecy.wa.gov
Public Meeting - Nov 28 2017 6:30PM

Oct 30 2017     Public Comment Period - Seattle
Dec 13 2017    South Park Landfill Comment Period
Ecology invites your input on the following documents: Draft Remedial Investigation/ Feasibility Study (RI/FS) Report Draft Cleanup Action Plan Revised Public Participation Plan Proposed Consent Decree
More Information: More Information
Location:


Seattle , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Jerome Cruz
(425) 649-7094 / jcru461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 01 2017     Public Comment Period -
Feb 14 2018    Draft Winery State Waste Discharge General Permit
Ecology proposes a statewide general permit that will cover wastewater discharges from wineries and establish waste management practices to protect waters of the state.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Stacey Callaway
(360) 407-7118 / Stacey.Callaway@ecy.wa.gov
Public Hearing/Webinar - Jan 24 2018 10:30AM
Public Hearing/Webinar - Jan 24 2018 6:00PM
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Jan 30 2018 10:30AM
Public Workshop Followed by Public Hearing - Feb 2 2018 1:30PM


Nov 06 2017     Public Comment Period -
Jan 05 2018    Waste Treatment Plant Effluent Management Facility Process Piping modification Public Comment Period
This modification addresses permitting the construction of non-critical piping in the WTP Effluent Management Facility.
More Information: More Information
Location:


, WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY RICHLAND
 Contact: Dan McDonald
(509) 372-7988 / dmcd461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 08 2017     Public Comment Period - Statewide
Dec 21 2017    Revised Interstate Transport State Implementation Plan
Ecology is accepting comments on our analysis determining that Washington's air emissions of sulfur dioxide, ozone, and fine particles do not affect areas in neighboring states that do not meet or are maintaining to meet a national air quality standard. This analysis is known as an Interstate Transport State Implementation Plan. We will hold a public hearing if one is requested by Dec. 8, 2017. If a public hearing is not requested by then, we will post a cancellation on this calendar and on the web page.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Statewide , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY HQ
 Contact: Sam Wilson
(360) 407-6837 / sam.wilson@ecy.wa.gov
Public Hearing/Webinar - Dec 14 2017 6:30PM

Nov 08 2017     Public Comment Period - Wenatchee
Dec 08 2017    Wenatchee Cemetery Proposed Removal from the Hazardous Sites List
Based on environmental sampling, Ecology has determined the site does not pose a threat to human health or the environment. Therefore, Ecology has issued a determination of No Further Action and has recommended removing the site from the Hazardous Sites List. Ecology has determined the site does not pose a threat to human health or the environment. Therefore, Ecology has issued a determination of No Further Action and has recommended removing the site from the Hazardous Sites List.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Nov 08 2017     Public Comment Period - Quincy
Dec 15 2017    Crescent Bar Wastewater Treatment Facility - Federal Discharge Permit Application
Grant Public Utility District (PUD) submitted an application for a federal discharge permit for the Crescent Bar Wastewater Treatment Facility for indirect discharge of treated effluent to the Columbia River.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Nov 08 2017     Public Comment Period - Pasco
Nov 27 2017    Two Rivers Terminal - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period on a Notice of Construction Application
Two Rivers Terminal requests to install new digesters for the fertilizer production line using a limestone/dolomite process. This project will increase emissions of PM by 0.155 tpy, PM10 by 0.0865 tpy, PM2.5 by 0.0335 tpy, and CO2 by an estimated 7,804 to 8,472 Mt/yr. In addition, an estimated total nitric acid emission of 0.0068 lb/hr. Ecology will hold a public comment period on a draft air permit only if a written request is received by Nov. 23, 2017.

Location:


Pasco , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY ERO
 Contact: Andrew Kruse
(509) 329-3528 / AKRU461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 09 2017     Public Comment Period - Harrington
Dec 11 2017    City of Harrington - Draft State Waste Discharge Permit Modification
Ecology is issuing a permit modification to the City of Harrington.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Nov 10 2017     Public Comment Period - Duvall
Dec 11 2017    City of Duvall Wastewater Treatment Plant - Draft NPDES Permit
Ecology is reissuing a federal wastewater permit to the city of Duvall. This allows them to discharge treated domestic wastewater into the Snoqualmie River.
More Information: More Information
Location:


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


Nov 14 2017     Public Comment Period - Dallesport
Nov 29 2017    Eternal Rest Pet Services - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period
Eternal Rest Pet Services submitted an air quality permit application for approval to install a new cremation unit at 102 Dow Rd. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held only if Ecology receives a written (email OK) request by Nov. 29, 2017.

Location:


Dallesport , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Ryan Vicente
(509) 454-7899 / rvic461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 14 2017     Public Comment Period - Cle Elum
Nov 29 2017    Puget Sound Energy's Cle Elum Critical IT Infrastructure Project - Opportunity to Request a Public Comment Period
Puget Sound Energy submitted an air quality permit application for approval to install emergency diesel generator emission units at 1980 SR 903. A public comment period on a draft permit will be held only if Ecology receives a written (email OK) request by Nov. 29, 2017.

Location:


Cle Elum , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY CRO
 Contact: Ryan Vicente
(509) 454-7899 / rvic461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 17 2017     Public Comment Period - Bothell
Dec 18 2017    Bothell Service Center Simon & Son Consent Decree, SEPA, and Environmental Documents Available for Comment
Ecology and the City of Bothell will enter into a legal agreement (consent decree) to clean up the Bothell Service Center Simon & Son site (formerly known as Simon & Son Fine dry cleaning). The site is generally located at 18107 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011 and is owned by the City of Bothell. The city is a Potential Liable Party (PLP). Soil and groundwater are contaminated with dry cleaning solvents, traced to a release by a dry cleaning facility that operated on the property from 1988-1999.
More Information: More Information
Location:


Bothell , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Jerome Cruz
(425) 649-7094 / jcru461@ecy.wa.gov


Nov 28 2017     Public Comment Period - Seattle
Dec 12 2017    State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Comment Period for South Park Landfill
Ecology invites you to comment on the following documents for the South Park Landfill cleanup site: Supplemental SEPA Checklist, SEPA Determination of Non-Significance (DNS)
More Information: More Information
Location:


Seattle , WA
Sponsor: Ecology
ECY NWRO
 Contact: Amy White
(425) 649-7052 / AMWH461@ecy.wa.gov


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