We regulate the air, water, hazardous waste, and composting activities at the Packaging Corporation of America (formerly Boise White Paper) pulp and paper mill in Wallula.
Water permit modification
Comment period: Sept. 16 – Oct. 17, 2019
Read the public comment notice for more information, such as where to send comments, a brief description of changes to the permit, and how to request a public hearing.
We invite you to comment on the proposed changes (modifications) to the following permit for the Packaging Corp. of America's pulp and paper mill in Wallula.
Air permit modification
Comment period ended Sept. 9, 2019
Read the public comment notice for more information on the changes.
The comment period on proposed modifications to the following permit for the Packaging Corp. of America's pulp and paper mill in Wallula has ended. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) now has the opportunity to review and comment on the final decision to issue the permit.
This facility is a kraft pulp and paper mill and corrugated container plant.
- With around 400 employees, the pulp and paper mill makes about 1,400 tons of bleached paper; fine, coated paper; and corrugated medium each day.
- The container plant has about 155 employees and makes approximately 5 million square feet of corrugated boxes each day.
- The mill treats its wastewater and sends it to the Columbia River.
Packaging Corporation of America contacts
Facility phone: 509-547-2411
Location: 13831 US Highway 12, Wallula, Wash.