Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)


Call for Proposed Amendments to the MOU

The time period for accepting MOU amendment proposals has ended. The parties of the MOU are is in the process of considering proposals. Please see the process and criteria for further information.


Current MOU


MOU Amendment Policy (PDF)

Previous Cruise Seasons

Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Testing Guidelines (PDF)

Related Links

EPA’s Vessel General Permit

 Need to Report a Spill or MOU

Immediately Report MOU Non-Compliance to the Department of Ecology at: 425-649-7000 (24-hours)

Immediately Report “upset of disinfection" to Department of Health at: 360-236-3330 (8 am-5 pm) or 360-786-4183 (after hrs.)

Information for reporting oil or other spills

Map of Waters Subject to MOU

Cruise Lead:
Amy Jankowiak Department of Ecology Water Quality Program 3190 160th Ave. SE Bellevue, WA 98008