Applying to the Voluntary Cleanup Program

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 Region 

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

Southwest Region

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

Central Region

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

Eastern Region

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

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:

To send us large files, please use your preferred file transfer service to share files with, or contact us for assistance on using Ecology’s file transfer service.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:

Toxics Cleanup Program Expedited VCP
Department of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Lacey, WA 98504-7600