WSDOT Bridge and Ferry General Discharge Permit: Keeping the Environment and Travelers Safe

Washington State is striving to keep its infrastructure safe, and a major part of that process is inspections. To do this, inspectors need clean surfaces to identify structural issues. Working with the Washington State Department of Ecology, WSDOT was able to get a general discharge permit for cleaning bridges and ferry terminals for inspections. This […]

The New December 2013 Vessel General Permit: Are You Ready?

If your firm operates commercial vessels that are longer than 79 feet, with discharges (e.g., ballast water, stormwater runoff, etc.) into U.S. waters, those vessels are subject to coverage under the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) as of December 19, 2013. As part of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), the VGP is the […]