||Chelan County Public Utility District
||During a planned inspection at Rocky Reach Dam, approximately 100-gallons of water were found in the Unit C-3 hub. Based on an assessment by dam employees, it was determined that between Jan. 2, 2019, and Feb. 19, 2019, 208-gallons of hydraulic oil were released to the Columbia River.
||Zhilko Short Plat
||Dirty construction stormwater seen leaving the site and entering a nearby catch basin and stream. Discharged stormwater also caused erosion on neighboring property. A fluid spill (likely oil, gas, or hydraulic fluid) at site entrance ran down S Street and into a catch basin.
||Highland Terrace Subdivision
||Dirty construction stormwater seen leaving the site and entering roadside drainage ditch that discharges into East Fork Lewis River. Ecology was not appropriately notified of multiple discharges, and discharge monitoring reports were not submitted.
||Fueling facility failed to comply with 3-year testing requirements for operation and maintenance, overfill prevention, and release detection for underground storage tanks.
||The fishing vessel Assurance spilled 96 to 116 gallons of fuel into Westhaven Cove. The spill occurred because the operator fell asleep during a fuel transfer.
||Port Townsend Paper Corp.
||Spilled untreated process wastewater to Port Townsend Bay on Jan. 28 and 30, 2021. The volumes were 150 gallons and 37,500 gallons, respectively.
||Released 250 gallons of diesel fuel into Lake Washington on Aug. 25, 2019, when the 40-foot yacht New Beginnings burned and sank at its mooring. Penalty paid. Also paid a separate assessment of $5,572.41 on Dec. 31, 2019, for damage caused to public resources.
||Larry Altose, 206-920-2600
||King County Wastewater Treatment Division
||Loss of disinfection occurred at the King County South Treatment Plant on July 18, 2019, for approximately 45 minutes, releasing at least 3.43 million gallons of inadequately treated wastewater. Penalty paid. News release.
||Colleen Keltz, 360-791-3177
||Jailens Place Apartments
||On Feb. 4, 2021, Ecology noted dirty discharges in five separate locations around the site. Two of the discharges went directly to wetlands. There were another 30 violations of the Construction Stormwater General Permit.
||Ponderosa Short Plat
||Failed to implement best management practices under the Construction Stormwater General Permit to prevent sediment and sediment-laden water from entering a culvert that conveys to a wetland. The site is permitted for 0.8 acres of soil disturbance; over 2.5 acres has been disturbed.
||All American Bottled Water Corp.
||Approximately 602 gallons of PCB-contaminated oil escaped from the transformer site (Olympia Brewery), contaminating soil along the flow path above and below the storm drains and entering the Deschutes River and Capitol Lake. Approximately 587 gallons were spilled to water, and 15 gallons were spilled to an impermeable surface. News release.
||Violations include multiple discharges of dirty water from the construction site, failure to make corrections on the site in response to the discharges, and failure to report the discharges to Ecology as required by the Construction Stormwater General Permit.
||Packaging Corporation of America
||The paper mill was fined for air pollution released from the facility’s wastewater treatment plant. Penalty paid. News Release.
||Intalco Aluminum Corp.
||Violated water quality permit: exceeded maximum fluoride discharge daily limit on Oct. 15, 2020, and monthly limits in October and November 2020; did not meet sampling frequency requirements for total suspended solids & fluoride in October 2020; exceeded maximum daily limit for oil & grease on Jan. 4, 2021. Penalty paid.