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Public Notices Past Public Notices

Your participation in the public process is essential. To keep you informed about where and when you can provide input on our work, we are committed to posting these types of public notices with information about how you can engage in the public process:

Types of public notices
Notice of permit application received

All proposed sources of air pollutants must submit a permit application to us for review prior to the construction of a new facility or the expansion or modification of an existing operation. The application is called a notice of construction (NOC) application or construction permit application. We are required to post a public notice for a minimum of 15 days when we receive a construction permit application. You can request a public comment period or a public hearing during this 15-day period.

SEPA notices

Review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) identifies possible adverse environmental effects of a proposed activity. We can be the lead agency for SEPA review of local projects that may affect air quality. Projects that are likely to significantly degrade environmental quality are required to perform an analysis called an environmental impact statement (EIS).  The EIS evaluates ways to eliminate or reduce the effects of a project. If a project is unlikely to adversely affect air quality, we will issue a determination of non-significance (DNS). For projects where we are the SEPA lead agency, we will post notices about SEPA actions, comment periods and determinations here.

Public comment periods

We post notices inviting public comment on documents and actions such as draft air operating permits, certain construction permit applications, rules and fee schedule changes.

Public hearings

We schedule public hearings when they are required or when we are taking an action that we know is of significant public interest.

How to comment or request a hearing

Submit public comments or request public hearings, in writing, by the deadline in the public notice. Each public notice contains specific contact information for requesting a hearing. In addition, you can comment or request hearings by:

Mail: 1600 S. 2nd Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Fax: 360-428-1620

Email: [email protected]

Questions? Please call our front desk at 360-428-1617.


Notice Type
Permit Applications Received
Name Cairnspring Mills
Date Posted Feb. 16, 2024
Address 11829 Water Tank Rd, Burlington
Description Grainery and flour mill including equipment for grain storage/cleaning/handling/grinding and flour storage/handling. Dust controlled by silo bin filters and baghouses.
What you can do Request public comment period by Mar. 04, 2024, on permit application 1419.
Notice Type
Permit Applications Received
Name Janicki Industries Inc.
Date Posted Jan. 25, 2024
Address 1476 Moore Street, Sedro-Woolley
Description One plasma cutter for cutting steel and invar alloy. Cutting will take place on a water table with an overhead fume extractor routed to a filtration system.
What you can do Request public comment period by Feb. 9, 2024, on permit application 1418.
Contact Lyn Tober
Notice Type
Permit Applications Received
Name Safway Services LLC
Date Posted Jan. 25, 2024
Address 6920 Salashan Parkway #F-100, Ferndale
Description Modification to existing paint spraying and abrasive blasting operations to include different paint formulations, update usage amounts, and modify the dust collection and filtration system.
What you can do Request public comment period by Feb. 9, 2024, on permit application 1177a.
Contact Pam Crooks