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Meetings & Hearings

Evening Puget Sound Nutrient General Permit Information Session

Preliminary Draft Permit

Feb. 10, 2021, 5:30 p.m., Online webinar

Join us for a webinar with the permit writer who will provide a brief overview and take your informal comments on the preliminary draft permit.

We invite you to attend an evening information session to share more information about and to hear your comments on the preliminary draft of the Puget Sound Nutrient General Permit. Please see the related morning information session (information below) on Feb. 9, 2021. 

Tips for attending the event

If you can, please register in advance using the registration web links. This helps make sure you have any needed software updates taken care of early so you may participate on time.

Here are some other important tips:

  • We recommend you use the Google Chrome browser when signing in.
  •  Plan to join us 10 minutes or so before the event begins, around 5:20 pm.

Excess nutrients can cause too much plant and algae growth which ultimately depletes dissolved oxygen. Many parts of Puget Sound have oxygen levels that fall below the concentrations needed for marine life to thrive and concentrations that are below the state’s water quality criteria. 

This National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) water quality permit will help control the discharge of nutrients from domestic wastewater treatment plants, following the federal Water Pollution Control Act and state Water Pollution Control laws.

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Time

Feb. 10, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
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Questions

Eleanor Ott
General Permit Writer
Eleanor.Ott@ecy.wa.gov
360-280-5624
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Comment period

Puget Sound Nutrient General Permit Preliminary Draft — Informal Comment Period
Closes: March 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m.
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