Industrial Section

Industrial Section

Port Townsend Paper Corporation

Facility information

Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC) provides about 325 jobs and produced 337,090 tons of unbleached Kraft and old corrugated cardboard pulp in 2013. The unbleached pulp is either sold or processed into paper for sale.

Visit the mill's website for more information.


The Department of Ecology (Ecology) writes and enforces PTPC's air and wastewater permits.
  • Air Operating Permit, support document and support document supplement (Even though the permit's expiration date has passed, under WAC 173-401-710(3), it remains in effect while Ecology drafts the next permit. PTPC submitted a permit application on November 3, 2014. Ecology found it complete on November 12, 2014 and expects to make a draft permit available for public review and comment in Spring 2016.)
  • Wastewater permit, and fact sheet (The mill discharges treated wastewater to Port Townsend Bay.)

Odor reporting

To report odor you believe is from PTPC, please provide the following information:
  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Odor description
  • Any health impacts experienced
Send information to: Ecology tracks all complaints received and requires PTPC to investigate and report mill conditions at the time of the complaint. Ecology uses the information to look at the effectiveness of odor reduction efforts at the mill. We also consider the complaint data in enforcement decisions, as applicable, and make the data available to public health agencies.

Facility Site Number: 34516979


    100 Mill Road
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
Ecology air and water permits and hazardous waste contact: