The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is providing public notice of the proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) 1200-Z Industrial Stormwater Discharge General Permit. This NPDES permit regulates the discharge of stormwater runoff from industrial facilities to surface waters of the state.

During this comment period, you can provide written comments and/or attend the public hearing to make comments about specific conditions in the proposed permit, which will be part of the public record.

Comments Due: Monday, June 19, 2017, 5 p.m.

The proposed 1200-Z Industrial Stormwater Discharge General Permit and Permit Evaluation Report have been posted are located on DEQ’s Industrial Stormwater webpage.

Public Hearing details

When:          Wednesday, June 14, 2 p.m.

Where:         DEQ Portland Office, 3rd Floor Conference room, 700 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232

Remote connection to the hearing will be provided at the following regional DEQ offices:

  • Bend – 475 NE Bellevue Drive, Suite 110
  • Eugene -165 East 7th Avenue, Suite 100
  • Medford – 221 Stewart Avenue, Suite 201

Benchmark Development Webinar

DEQ will be hosting a webinar to provide informational update and the technical process for the development of the proposed regional metal benchmarks in the permit.

When:          Thursday, May 25, 1:30 p.m.

Where:         AT&T Connect

Meeting audio: 888-204-5984; code 6877357


Meeting Number: 602-333-2014

Access Code: 6877357