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-3146
Date Received: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3146.pdf
Agency Contact: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of 2 additional EPI scrubbers to support an increase in production at the facility. The 2 EPI scrubbers are identical to the 8 currently installed at the facility.
 
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:   
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of several new crushers and engines to replace existing crushing equipment - replaces SUNs 188-189-190-191
 
Eagle 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:   
Application Purpose: Title 5 OPT OUT - Requesting 80 tpy limit for CO - synthetic minor 80
 
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:   
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:   
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
 
ePac Portland, LLC - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3172
Date Received: Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3172.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation of new digital printing presses and one new solventless laminator.
 
Ershigs, Inc. - Attbar Division - Ridgefield  
Application Number: CL-3154
Date Received: Friday, February 26, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3154.pdf
Agency Contact: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of two fiberglass winders to be relocated from the Bellingham Facility - increase in Styrene emissions above T5 levels (>10 tpy) - includes T5 application. Fees were received on 3/24/21. Receipt of fees starts the clock for the completeness determination.
 
Evergreen School District No 114 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3175
Date Received: Friday, August 20, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, August 26, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3175.pdf
Agency Contact: Clint Lamoreaux, 360-574-3058 ext.131
SEPA Lead Agency: Evergreen School District
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  May 29, 2019
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   June 20, 2019
Application Purpose: Construction and operation of a new school, Marrion Elementary. The school will contain two ATH KN20+ nat gas hydronic boilers each rated at 2.0 MMBtu/hr and an emergency diesel generator Mercedes Benz engine, Model OM926LA, 331 bhp, EPA Tier 3 certified
 
Kelso School District No 458 - Kelso  NEW
Application Number: CO-1043
Date Received: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Friday, September 24, 2021
Application Notice: CO-1043.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation of two new ATH KN-10 boilers at Butler Acres Elemementary School.
 
Northwest Hardwoods Inc. - Centralia - Centralia  
Application Number: L-722
Date Received: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Application Notice: L-722.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  June 14, 2021
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Replacement of ash baghouse on wood fired boiler with a Superior Systems Model 289S(6)-10-20-TRH-C, 12,000 acfm
 
Portco Packaging - Woodland - Woodland  
Application Number: CO-1041
Date Received: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, August 26, 2021
Application Notice: CO-1041.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of new UTEC flexographic printing press with a corona treater and conversion of existing printing press from solvent-based to water-based inks
 
Pro Tech Industries Inc. - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3176
Date Received: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3176.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  September 2, 2021
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Application to approve existing operations, including aluminum and stainless steel welding, powder coating operations.
 
Seaport Steel - Vancouver  NEW
Application Number: CL-3177
Date Received: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3177.pdf
Agency Contact: Wess Safford, 360-574-3058 ext.126
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation of a new plasma cutting table vented to a cartridge collector
 
SEH America, Inc. - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3090
Date Received: Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Application Notice: CL-3090.pdf
Agency Contact: Clint Lamoreaux, 360-574-3058 ext.131
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Installation and operation of an additional fan to the existing 5 and a roof stack to exhaust controlled emissions from the Building 65 acid scrubber system. Fan is being added to facilitate maintenance and operation and will not have an associated emissions increase. Replacement of the B40 WP Main Boiler (B01) with a similar unit - the existing burner is proposed to be used in the replacement firebox. The existing boiler is a Bryan RV600 and the replacement unit will be a Bryan RV600.
 
Sierra Pacific Industries - Centralia Division - Centralia  
Application Number: L-720
Date Received: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, May 6, 2021
Application Notice: L-720.pdf
Agency Contact: Vannessa McClelland, 360-574-3058 ext.129
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Determination:   
Application Purpose: Modifications to emission limits for wood fired boiler to better represent actual operations consistent with the manufacturers guarantee and other similiar style boilers in the inducstry. No new equipment - just changes to emission limits and averaging periods.
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3165
Date Received: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3165.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: Vancouver School District
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   January 18, 2018
Application Purpose: Replacement of Truman Elementary School with a new facility to include two Lochinvar FTX725N nat gas boilers, two Bock OptiTherm water heaters and an emergency diesel genset Kohler/John Deere 4045HF285H, 133 bhp, EPA Tier 3.
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3164
Date Received: Friday, May 21, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3164.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: Vancouver School District
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  September 11, 2018
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   October 17, 2018
Application Purpose: Construction and operation of a new replacement MLK Elementary school. The new school will contain two ATH KN16+ nat gas boilers, two AO Smith BTH-199A 300 nat gas water heaters and an emergency generator diesel engine John Deere 6068HF285K, 197 bhp, EPA Tier 3 on Kohler 150REOZJF 150 kW genset
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3166
Date Received: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3166.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: Vancouver School District
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   February 20, 2019
Application Purpose: Reconstruction of Walnut Grove Elementary with installation of two new Lochinvar Crest FBN0751 boilers to replace two Weil McLain boilers, two new Bock OptiTherm OT 199N water heaters and one Kohler 80REOZJF genset with a John Deere engine 4045HF185H, 133 bhp engine, EPA Tier 3
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3170
Date Received: Thursday, July 1, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3170.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: Vancouver School District
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  March 28, 2019
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   April 18, 2019
Application Purpose: Site improvements at Columbia River High School to include a new building to replace the 500 Building, modifications to main building to include a new WH-501 Bradford White 0.199 MMBtu water heater, Cleaver Brooks CFC-E-700 nat gas boiler at 0.750 MMBtu/hr
 
Vancouver School District No 37 - Vancouver  
Application Number: CL-3163
Date Received: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Date Posted to Web: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Application Notice: CL-3163.pdf
Agency Contact: Danny Phipps, 360-574-3058 ext.124
SEPA Lead Agency: Vancouver School District
SEPA Determination:    VIEW   January 18, 2018
Application Purpose: Construction and operation of a new school facility referred to ITech Prepatory to include two Cleaver Brooks hydronic heating boilers and domestic water heaters and an emergency diesel generator engine Kohler generator model 100 REOZJF/John Deere 4045HF285I, 158 BHP, EPA Tier 3 certified
 
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: John St.Clair, 360-574-3058 ext.127
SEPA Lead Agency: SWCAA
SEPA Checklist: VIEW  November 6, 2020
SEPA Determination:   
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.