Port Townsend Paper

We regulate the air, water, and hazardous waste activities at the Port Townsend Paper Corporation pulp and paper mill in Port Townsend.

Air quality permits

The comment period on two draft air permits and associated support documents for the Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC) mill ended Feb. 16, 2022. EPA's review period of the final draft Air Operating Permit ended on June 21, 2022.

None of the proposed changes allow expansion of the mill’s operations, the construction of new equipment, or modification of existing equipment. They do not approve any increase in air pollution from the mill.

Air Operating Permit (AOP) renewal

Notice of Construction (NOC) Order 2892-05AQ modification

Air quality permitting information updated June 29, 2022.

Facility information

This facility is a kraft pulp and paper mill.

  • With around 300 employees, the mill makes about 1,000 tons of paper, containerboard, and unbleached pulp each day.
  • It treats its wastewater and sends it to Port Townsend Bay.

Odor reporting

To report odor you believe is from the Port Townsend Paper mill, please provide the following information.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Odor description
  • Any health impacts experienced

Send information to:

Permit information

Even though these permits have expired, they remain in effect while we work on the next permit.

Port Townsend Paper contacts

Company website
Facility phone: 360-379-4224
Location: 100 Mill Road, Port Townsend, WA