Stakeholder Meeting for Proposed Fee Change

In the interest of ensuring ORCAA’s New Source Review (NSR) for Notice of Construction (NOC), as well as the Notice of Intent (NOI) and Variance programs are equitable, efficient and cost effective, the agency plans to revise it’s fee structure. Interested parties are encouraged to participate in the discussions at a series of Stakeholder Meetings. […]

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Public Comment Requested for Notice of Construction Application

The following applications for approval of construction or modification of an air pollution source have been received by ORCAA. A formal public comment period will be provided if requested by any person, government agency, group, or the applicant. Applicant: Interfor U.S., Inc. – Port Angeles Location: 243701 Hwy 101 West, Port Angeles Description: change synthetic minor limit […]

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Public Comment Requested for Notice of Construction Application

The following applications for approval of construction or modification of an air pollution source have been received by ORCAA. A formal public comment period will be provided if requested by any person, government agency, group, or the applicant.  Applicant: Crossroads Collision Center Description: install a paint spray booth Type: Notice of Construction – 15NOC1081 Posted: February […]

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Don’t let storm damage affect your health: Practice safe, legal demolition & debris removal

Our region took a hit from heavy rains and flooding this month. Now that the storm has passed, we face another threat in its aftermath: the spread of dangerous air pollutants. As residents strive to restore order to their property, the first reaction is often to tear down damaged structures. Unfortunately, there are air pollution […]

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Public Comment Requested for Notice of Construction Application

The following applications for approval of construction or modification of an air pollution source have been received by ORCAA. A formal public comment period will be provided if requested by any person, government agency, group, or the applicant.  Applicant: Pepsi Northwest Beverages, LLC Description: install boilers, batchers and coders Type: Modification – 15NOC1079 Posted: January […]

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Public Comment Requested for Notice of Construction Applications

The following applications for approval of construction or modification of an air pollution source have been received by ORCAA. A formal public comment period will be provided if requested by any person, government agency, group, or the applicant.  Applicant: Washington State Department of Ecology Description: Modify condition 2e and 6b of 14NOC1025 Type: Modification – […]

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Keep Your Holiday Air Clean and Healthy

Keep Your Holiday Air Clean and Healthy The holidays bring joy and happiness as families and friend gather together to celebrate the season. As fun and enjoyable as the get-togethers can be, however, there is a downside – trash! When groups gather for food and drink, garbage can pile up. Parties produce sacks full of […]

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Cold, clear weather leads to air pollution concerns Smoke causing elevated pollution levels

ORCAA asks homeowners who traditionally burn their yard waste to REFRAIN FROM BURNING and instead to use alternative means of disposal at least for the next few days. Weather conditions should allow for improved air quality, and the lifting of this voluntary curtailment, by Thursday, Dec. 4.  Cold nights and quiet, frosty mornings  tend to prompt […]

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