The June 2009 Draft Industrial Stormwater General Permit

The draft permit, and other documents were available for review and public comment from June 3, 2009 through July 15, 2009.  You may request copies of the permit or other documents from Julie Robertson at (360) 407-6575 or by email at

The Industrial Stormwater General Permit expired on April 30, 2009, but all facilities that were covered when it expired are still covered under the permit, and are required to comply with all permit conditions, including monitoring and reporting.

Draft Permit Small Business Economic Impact Analysis (EIA)
Fact Sheet Focus Sheet
Draft Permit Application Form (NOI) and Instructions Public Notice
Electronic Discharge Monitoring Reports (eDMR) Information

Workshop Presentation - Powerpoint presentation that includes a summary of the permit conditions and proposed permit changes.

Public Comments

The comment letters, emails, and transcripts of oral testimony received by Ecology are posted below. 

Environmental Protection Agency Comment Letter

This list is organized by type of respondent and alphabetically within each category.


Respondent Comments Attachments
Association of Washington Business comment  
Copper Development Association comment  
Independent Business Association comment  
Northwest Food Processors Association comment  
Northwest Pulp & Paper Association comment  
Washington Public Ports Association comment  

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Respondent Comments Attachments
City of Bellevue comment attachment
City of Bellingham comment  
City of Everett comment
City of Longview comment  

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Respondent Comments Attachments
King County comment  
King County comment attachment

Federal Agencies

Respondent Comments Attachments
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration comment  

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Respondent Comments Attachments
Port of Bellingham comment  
Port of Seattle comment  
Port of Vancouver comment  

Private Organizations

(businesses, citizens, and non-profits)

Respondent Comments Attachments
Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air comment  
Albert, Leon and others comments attachment
Anchor QEA, LLC comment  
Associated Hygienic Products, LLC comment  
Bell Lumber and Pole Company comment  
Block, Jeremy comment  
BNSF Railway comment  
Boeing Company, The comment attachment
Boise Building Solutions Manufacturing, LLC comment  
BP West Coast Products, LLC comment  
Brincefield, Elvin comment  
Brownle, Tom and others comment attachment
Buse Timber & Sales comment  
Buse Timber & Sales comment  
Cambria Corporation comment  
Canfor USA comment
Cappaert, Cynthia comment  
Clancy, Jon and Cheryl comment  
Clough, Wally comment  
Columbia Riverkeeper comment  
Columbia Vista comment  
Compass Aerospace Northwest comment  
Covey, Tim comment  
Crop Production Services comment  
Darigold, Inc. comment  
Dawson Consulting, LLC comment  
Dickmeyer, Roy comment  
Dion, Donna comment  
Drake, William comment  
Echo Bay Minerals comment  
Emerald Services, Inc. comment  
Environmental Compliance Tools, LLC comment  
Fabricated Products, Inc. comment  
Fazekas, Bill comment  
Fleming, Barry comment  
Fry, Travis comment  
Gandalf Consulting Ltd. comment  
Gary Merlino Construction Co. Inc. comment  
General Recycling of Washington, LLC comment  
Green Garden Food Products, Inc. comment  
Greenwalt, Stacie comment  
Hecla Limited comment  
Hector, Jeff comment  
Hock, Lee comment  
Houston, William R. comment  
Howden, Sean comment  
Interfor Pacific comment  
Jensen Shipyard comment  
Johnson, David T. comment  
Johnson, Robert N. comment  
Jorgensen Forge comment  
J.R. Simplot Company comment  
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants comment  
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants comment  
Klitzke, John M. comment  
Lakes Auto Wrecking, Midland Auto Wrecking comment  
Landau Associates, Inc. comment  
MacMillan-Piper, Inc. comment  
Manufacturing Industrial Council comment  
McCart, Chris comment  
Miller Nash comment  
Miller Shingle Company, Inc. comment  
Milne Fruit Products, Inc. comment  
Murphy comment  
NAI Puget Sound Properties comment  
Niebuhr, Carl comment  
Nisqually Environmental Sampling and Consulting comment  
Northland Services, Inc. comments  
Nykreim, Mike comment  
Ocean Beauty Seafoods, LLC comment  
Olympic Panel Products comment  
Pacific Topsoils, Inc. comment  
People for Puget Sound comment  
Phelps, Don comment  
Pierce County Recycling, Composting and Disposal, LLC comment  
Puget Sound Energy comment  
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Columbia Riverkeeper, and Spokane Riverkeeper comment  
Precision Iron Works, Inc. comment  
Rice, Richard D. comment  
Schnitzer Steel Industries comment  
Smith, Gary comment  
Smith, Kendal comment  
Teck American Incorporated comment  
Thong, Darlene comment  
TMI Forest Products, Inc. comment  
Trident Seafood Corporation comment  
Unimin Corporation comment
Union Pacific Railroad Company comment  
Vanderburgh, Ken and others comments attachment
WaferTech, LLC comment  
Waste Management of Washington, Inc. comment  
West, Arthur comment
Weyerhaeuser comment  
White, David comment  

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State Agencies

Respondent Comments Attachments
Washington State Department of Natural Resources comment  
Washington State Department of Transportation comment  


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