Applying to the Voluntary Cleanup Program

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April 1, 2020 – We are allowing our customers to submit VCP applications and agreements with electronic signatures. This instruction sheet shows you how to fill out and sign VCP forms electronically using Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Word. If you have any questions or need more help with your application, please contact Eileen Webb at 360-407-7620 or eileen.webb@ecy.wa.gov.

We want everyone to stay safe and healthy, and appreciate your understanding.

Apply to the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) here. There are two pathways to cleanup in the VCP:


Choose the process you're applying for

A complete Standard VCP application consists of the following items:

Our goal is to respond within 10 days of receiving your complete Standard VCP application. We may request additional information. We will inform you of our decision in writing. Some regions may have a waiting list because of limited resources. Join the VCP email list to receive waiting list updates.

Send your application to the contact for the region in which your site is located

Ecology has four regional offices. See below for which counties fall in each region.

Northwest Regional Office

Island, King, Kitsap, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties

Sonia Fernandez
VCP Coordinator, Northwest Region
Sonia.Fernandez@ecy.wa.gov
425-649-7233

Southwest Regional Office

Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Lewis, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties

Nicholas Acklam
VCP Unit Manager, Southwest Region
Nicholas.Acklam@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6347

Central Regional Office

Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, and Yakima counties

Frosti Smith
VCP Data Coordinator, Central Region
Frosti.Smith@ecy.wa.gov
509-454-7841

Eastern Regional Office

Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman counties

Ted Uecker
VCP Coordinator, Eastern Region
Ted.Uecker@ecy.wa.gov
 509-329-3522

Expedited VCP applications are accepted only during specific times. Visit the Expedited VCP webpage to find out when Expedited VCP applications are being accepted.

Your complete Expedited VCP application must contain all the following:

Submit your application packet via box.com. You must also mail us the Expedited VCP agrement with an original wet signature, and a hard copy of your report. Send hard copy materials to:

Sarah Wollwage, Expedited VCP Planner
Department of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Lacey, WA 98504-7600