Public Comment Form

Public Notice of Modification to the Fresh Fruit Packing Industry General Permit

The Department of Ecology is opening a public comment period on the permit modification to the Fresh Fruit Packing Industry General Permit.  Ecology proposes to authorize the use of additional products within the fresh fruit packing industry in Washington State.  Those products include:

  • One post-harvest fungicide for stone and pome fruits

  • Two wastewater treatment coagulants for treating wastewater from the fresh fruit packing industry prior to discharge under the permit

Only the portions of the permit revised during this permit modification are available for comment.

A final determination will not be made until all timely comments received in response to this notice have been evaluated. 

  • All comments must be submitted by April 22, 2019 to be considered for the final determination.

Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.


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Comments are due by April 22, 2019.
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Next steps: After the close of the comment period Ecology will review and respond to comments to anyone who provided contact information above.
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