Summary of Washington’s NEW Industrial Stormwater General Permit

Summary of Washington’s NEW Industrial Stormwater General Permit

The new Washington Industrial Stormwater General Permit (Permit) has arrived, effective January 2, 2015! The permit is generally similar to the 2010 permit. Though the permit includes some potentially problematic new provisions, Ecology has backed off on several impactful changes that were proposed in the draft permit based on public comments received. A copy of the new … Read more

First Industrial Installation of Modular Wetland in the Pacific Northwest Goes Online

First Industrial Installation of Modular Wetland in the Pacific Northwest Goes Online

The Port of Tacoma 
is responsible for 
maintenance of the
 stormwater systems at 
the 56-acre Olympic
Container Terminal, 12-acre North 
Intermodal Yard, 
and the 22-acre South 
Intermodal Yard
 located on the General
 Central Peninsula in Tacoma, Washington. Stormwater runoff from the three sites is covered under the State of Washington Department of Ecology’s Industrial Stormwater General … Read more