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: Northwest Aqua Soils Location: 150 Technology Lane, Elma Description: 16NOC1146 to operate a compost facility Type: Notice of Construction – NOC […]

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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: CalPortland Location: 400 East Terminal Rd, Aberdeen Description: Modify 10NOC784 to allow plan to operate as portable Type: Notice […]

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Stage 1 Burn Ban called for Thurston County

Stage 1 Burn Ban called for Thurston County A Stage One Burn Ban is being called for Thurston County effective 2 p.m. today (Saturday, Jan 2, 2016) and continuing until conditions warrant a change. Under a Stage 1 Ban, no burning is allowed in fireplaces or uncertified wood stoves, and all outdoor burning is prohibited, even in areas where outdoor […]

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Residents Asked to Reduce Outdoor Burning as stagnant air conditions raise pollution concerns

In the interest of public health and safety, the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA) asks that all residents VOLUNTARILY CURTAIL all outdoor burning in all counties (Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston) This call to action is needed because the weekend’s cold, calm weather conditions means any smoke we put into the air around us, […]

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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: Fred Meyer Fuel #603 Location: 301 Wallace-Kneeland Blvd, Shelton Description: Install gasoline dispensing facility Type: Notice of Construction – 15NOC1141 Posted: […]

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Public Hearing Slated on Notice of Construction (NOC) Permit Application for Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI)

Public comment is currently being accepted on a Notice of Construction application from Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI). Application #15MOD1128 seeks to renovate the lumber mill located on the Shelton waterfront, which was previously owned and operated by Simpson Lumber Company LLC. In addition, SPI requests a voluntary limit on carbon monoxide (CO) and a limit […]

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Limit Burning — and avoid all trash burning — to ensure a safe, enjoyable holiday

The holidays bring joy and happiness as families and friends 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 dirty paper plates, discarded decorations, gift-wrapping, and […]

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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: Grays Harbor County – Montesano ER & R Shop Location: 215 N. First, Montesano Description: Install spray booth […]

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