WestRock, Tacoma

We regulate the air, water, and hazardous waste activities at the WestRock pulp and paper mill in Tacoma.


Water quality permit

Comment period: April 15 - May 21, 2021

The comment peiod on the proposed reissuance of the WestRock, Tacoma pulp and paper mill's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System water quality permit ended May 21, 2021.

We're reviewing the comments received.and will include a response to comments in the final decision.


Facility information

This is a kraft pulp and paper mill.

  • With around 400 employees, the mill makes about 1,400 tons of bleached and unbleached packaging-grade paper, linerboard, and saturating board each day.
  • It treats its wastewater and sends it to Commencement Bay.

Permit information

WestRock contacts

Company website
Facility phone: 253-596-3232
Location: 801 Portland Ave., Tacoma