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Tesoro Refinery water quality permit

Draft NPDES Water Quality Permit and Agreed Order

Oct. 11, 2023 - Nov. 14, 2023, 11:59 p.m.

Tesoro Refinery water quality permit

We invite you to review and comment on  Tesoro Refinery Draft NPDES Water Quality Permit renewal and agreed order for Tesoro Refinery in Skagit County from Oct. 11 – Nov. 14, 2023.

Documents for review

You may request a public hearing to ask questions and submit verbal comments. To request a hearing, contact Tara Roberts, Industrial Section, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, tara.roberts@ecy.wa.gov. If we determine there is significant public interest during this comment period to hold a hearing, we will extend the comment period to allow at least 30 days notice of the hearing and publish the time, date and location.

When the comment period ends, we will review all comments received and making a final decision on the permit. If you would like to be added to the list of interested parties for Tesoro Refinery and receive updates on Ecology's Industrial Section actions at the site, contact Tara Roberts at tara.roberts@ecy.wa.gov.

Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC operates a wastewater treatment plant that discharges to Fidalgo Bay. Ecology issued the previous permit for this facility on Feb. 12, 2015, and modified the permit on July 15, 2015 and Feb. 29, 2016.

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Sarah Penfield
Department of Ecology - Industrial Section
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
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Tara Roberts
Industrial Section public involvement coordinator

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