Air Discharge Permit Applications Received

The following is a list of open air discharge permit applications received by the Southwest Clean Air Agency (SWCAA). Facilities are listed in alphabetical order. Applications received within the last 30 days are marked as NEW.

Interested parties must contact SWCAA within 15 days of date received or the application may be processed without further public involvement. An application summary for each application will be provided within a few days of receipt of application. Click on the Application Notice link for an  application to read the full notice to determine if there will be opportunity for further public involvement.

Analog Devices, Inc. - Camas  
Application Number: CL-3209
Date Received: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, August 18, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3209.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation of an additional acid scrubber for redundancy, increase in VOC emission limit, permit language change to accommodate operating two parallel ammonia scrubbers concurrently.
 
Camas School District No 117 - Old UL Bldg - Camas  
Application Number: CL-3198
Date Received: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3198.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation of new natural gas fired boiler.
 
Clark Regional Wastewater - Salmon Creek WWTP - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3207
Date Received: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3207.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Increase of wastewater capacity resulting in increased emissions, primarily from digester gas combustion. Installation of digester gas H2S control measures.
 
Columbia Northwest Recycling, Inc. - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3064
Date Received: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Application Notice: CL-3064.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of several new crushers and engines to replace existing crushing equipment - replaces SUNs 188-189-190-191
 
Columbia Precast Products LLC - Woodland  
Application Number: CO-1048
Date Received: Monday, February 28, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Application Notice: CO-1048.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Initial permitting action for precast concrete manufacturing facility.
 
Coughlin Custom Cabinets, Inc. - Battle Ground  
Application Number: CL-3203
Date Received: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3203.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Approve an existing cabinetry facility that includes woodworking equipment, a baghouse, spray booth, and natural gas heaters.
 
Divert, Inc. - Longview  
Application Number: CO-1058
Date Received: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Application Notice: CO-1058.pdf
Agency Contact: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Food waste digester for the production of methane.
 
Drax Longview - Vancouver  
Application Number: CO-1057
Date Received: Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Friday, July 29, 2022
Application Notice: CO-1057.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: New wood pellet manufacturing facility processing 60 metric tons per hour wood chips. A 188 MMBtu/hr wood-fired furnace will provide heat for drying of the incoming wood chips.
 
Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC - Kalama  
Application Number: CO-976
Date Received: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Application Notice: CO-976.pdf
Agency Contact: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation of new storage tank (T-1147), removal of inapplicable permit conditions, clarifications to permit conditions, synchronize equipment test dates
 
Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC - Kalama  
Application Number: CO-1019
Date Received: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Agency Contact: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Permit modification for distillation columns C-1151, C-1181, C-1191 and C-1211 - modify reporting requirements to "as the chemical of greatest concern" instead of as Carbon
 
Exterior Wood, Inc. - Washougal  NEW
Application Number: CL-3212
Date Received: Monday, October 3, 2022
Agency Contact: , 360-574-3058 ext.
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Not Available
 
North Star Casteel - Vancouver - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3208
Date Received: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3208.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of a natural gas heat treat furnace.
 
Simonds International - Ridgefield  NEW
Application Number: CL-3211
Date Received: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Friday, September 30, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3211.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Operation of two heat treat ovens, allowing laser cutting and grinding to vent to ambient air.
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3201
Date Received: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3201.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation of (4) 1.999 MMBtu/hr natural gas-fired boilers, (2) 0.800 MMBtu/hr natural gas-fired water heaters at Skyview High School.
 
Vigor Works 4400 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3114R
Date Received: Monday, March 7, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3114R.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Reopen for cause to correct a material error in the permitted emission limit for particulate matter from spray coating operations.
 
Vigor Works 4400 - Vancouver  NEW
Application Number: CL-3210
Date Received: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Not Available
 
VTC Sunlight - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3185
Date Received: Friday, March 18, 2022
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Application Notice: CL-3185.pdf
Agency Contact: Clint Lamoreaux, 360-574-3058 ext.131
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of new Research Reactor.
 
WaferTech LLC - Camas  
Application Number: CL-3147
Date Received: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3147.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  November 6, 2020
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Request an increase in emissions of HF and nitric acid emission limits due to an increase in production at the facility. No additional equipment to be installed. Current scrubbers are operating at greater than 95% efficiency based on current source testing.
 
Westlake US 2 LLC - Longview  
Application Number: CO-1021
Date Received: Friday, October 25, 2019
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Application Notice: CO-1021.pdf
Agency Contact: Clint Lamoreaux, 360-574-3058 ext.131
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination: None  
Application Purpose: Title 5 OPT OUT - Requesting 80 tpy limit for CO - synthetic minor 80