Mission Statement

To preserve and enhance air quality in southwest Washington

The Southwest Clean Air Agency (SWCAA) is responsible for enforcing federal, state and local outdoor air quality standards and regulations in Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties of southwest Washington state. SWCAA was formed in 1967 pursuant to the Clean Air Act (RCW 70.94). It has the responsibility for all outdoor air pollution sources within its five county jurisdiction, with the exception of automobiles, chemical paper and pulp mills, and aluminum reduction plants. SWCAA is governed by an eleven member Board of Directors, made up of a representative from each county, a representative from the largest city within each county, and a representative at large.

Contact us

11815 NE 99th Street, Suite 1294
Vancouver, WA 98682-2322
Phone: 360-574-3058
Outside Clark County: 1-800-633-0709
Fax: 360-576-0925
24-hour burn line: 360-574-0057
Open Monday through Friday:
7 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.