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We invite you to comment on the Georgia-Pacific, Camas paper mill's draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System water quality permit modification (change) and associated State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS).
Changes to the permit include:
If you'd like a public hearing to provide oral comments, send your request by Oct. 16, 2020 in writing:
If we determine there is significant public interest during this comment period to hold a hearing, it will take place Nov. 2, 2020, starting at 4 p.m., online at https://tinyurl.com/gpCamasWaterPermitHearing. We will send notice about our decision to those who’ve expressed interest in this permit and add a public event invitation to our website.
We regulate wastewater released from municipalities and industries using the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater Discharge Permit. All wastewater must be treated before it goes into surface water to protect human health and aquatic life. This permit allows discharge of treated wastewater to the Columbia River.
Learn more about water quality individual permits and how we regulate this mill.
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