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Legals for August 16, 2017


Public Notice

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10

1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, OWW-191

Seattle, Washington 98101

(206) 553-0523 or 1-800-424-4372

(within Region 10 only)






Public Notice No .: WA0020281

Technical Contact: John Drabek

(206) 553-8257


(within Region 10)

Public Notice Issuance Date: August 16, 2017

Public Notice Expiration Date: September 15, 2017

1. Applicant

The Town of Coulee Dam

Wastewater Treatment Plant

300 Lincoln Ave,

Coulee Dam, WA 99116

Permit No .: WA0020281

The Town of Coulee Dam owns and operates a facility that treats wastewater from domestic, industrial, and commercial sources. The facility discharges secondarily treated wastewater throughout the year to the Columbia River for a service population of 1300. Disinfection is by sodium hypochlorite. The design flow of the wastewater treatment plant is 0.032 million gallons per day. A fact sheet is available.

2. Tentative Determination

The Region 10 Office of EPA has tentatively determined to reissue a discharge permit to the above listed applicant.

3. Public Comments

Persons wishing to comment on the tentative determinations contained in the draft permit or wishing to request that a public hearing be held, may do so in writing to the above address or by e-mail to within 30 days of the date of this public notice. A request for a public hearing shall state the nature of the issues to be raised as well as the requester's name, address and telephone number. Comments must be received within the 30 day period to be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. All comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the commenter and a concise statement of the exact basis of any comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based.

All written comments and requests should be submitted to EPA at the above address to the attention of the Director, Office of Water and Watersheds.

4. Administrative Record

The proposed NPDES permit and other related documents are on file and may be inspected at the EPA Region 10 office at the above address any time between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Copies and other information may be requested by writing to the EPA at the above address to the attention of the NPDES Permits Unit or by sending an e-mail to, or by calling (206) 553‑0523. Copies of the draft permit and fact sheet can also be downloaded from the internet at The draft permit and fact sheet are also on file at the following locations:

Office of Environmental Trust

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

PO Box 150

Nespelem, WA 99155

Disability Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact John Drabek at 206-553-8257 (voice). TTY/TDD users please dial Washington Relay Service at 1 (800) 833-6388. Please provide one week advance notice for special requests not related to ongoing programs and services.

(Publish August 16, 2017)

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