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Public Comment Period: Draft Air Operating Permit Renewal for WTE

Permitting Authority:
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
1610 S. Technology Blvd, Suite 101, Spokane, WA  99224

Permit Applicant:    
City of Spokane Waste-to-Energy facility, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd, Spokane, WA  99224

Facility Description:
Municipal solid waste combustion      

The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency (SRCAA) has issued a draft Chapter 401 Air Operating Permit renewal for the Waste-to-Energy facility, located at 2900 S. Geiger Blvd, Spokane, WA. Chapter 401 permits are issued pursuant to Chapter 173-401 WAC and Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.

The purpose of the permit is to compile existing air quality requirements into one document and to establish adequate monitoring and recordkeeping to assure compliance with those requirements.

The permit does not authorize any emissions increase above that already allowed, nor does it impose new requirements. 

Information regarding this draft permit renewal, including the permit application and relevant supporting information, may be viewed at the SRCAA office, 1610 S. Technology Blvd, Suite 101, during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

The draft permit renewal and statement of basis are available for review:

Public comment period:
The public is invited to comment on the draft permit by submitting written comments to SRCAA at the address given above. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., May 25, 2022. A public hearing may be held if SRCAA determines, within the comment period, that there is significant public interest. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted within the comment period. Any such request must be submitted to SRCAA and must indicate the interest of the person/entity making the request and why a hearing is warranted.

For additional information, including copies of the draft permit and associated information, contact April Westby at (509) 477-4727 ext. 105, by email at awestby@spokanecleanair.org, or in writing at the address given above.