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Local industrial facilities earn recognition for environmental compliance

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Seventy local facilities that met or exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2012 earned environmental compliance awards from King County’s Industrial Waste Program.

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Seventy local facilities that met or exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2012 earned environmental compliance awards from King County’s Industrial Waste Program.

Each year, the Industrial Waste Program, which operates as part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, honors local facilities whose business practices contribute to regional pollution prevention goals.

The Industrial Waste Program presented a Gold Award to 46 facilities for compliance with wastewater discharge regulations every month in 2012 with no violations, and 24 facilities earned a Silver Award for having no King County monitoring discharge violations in 2012.  Six facilities earned Commitment-to-Compliance Awards for meeting their respective discharge permit standards every month for five consecutive years with no violations of any kind.

Since 1969, the Industrial Waste Program has required industrial facilities to pretreat wastewater before discharging it into the sewer to protect the County’s treatment system and its workers as well as the environment and public health.  In addition to applying federal, state and local environmental regulations and monitoring facilities for compliance, the program educates industrial users about regulatory requirements and pollution prevention.

The program operates as part of the County’s Wastewater Treatment Division. For more information about the King County Industrial Waste Program, visit www.kingcounty.gov/industrialwaste.

Gold Award                                                                           

 

Alaskan Copper Works - 6th Ave., Seattle

 

 

Art Brass Plating Inc., Seattle

 

 

ASKO Processing Inc., Seattle

 

 

Baker Commodities Inc., Seattle

 

 

Black Oxide LLC, Auburn

 

 

Boeing Commercial Airplane – Auburn

 

 

Boeing Commercial Airplane - North Field, Seattle

 

 

Boeing Commercial Airplane – Renton 

 

 

Boeing Electronics Center, Renton 

 

 

BP West Coast Products LLC, Seattle

 

 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. - Interbay Facility, Seattle 

 

 

Carl Zapffe Inc., Seattle

 

 

Crane-Eldec Corp., Lynnwood 

 

 

Electrofinishing Inc., Kent 

 

 

Exotic Metals Forming Co., Kent

 

 

Foss Maritime Co., Seattle

 

 

Glacier Northwest Inc., (dba) CalPortland, Kenmore

 

 

GM Nameplate Inc., Seattle

 

 

Hytek Finishes Co., Kent

 

 

Industrial Container Services, Seattle

 

 

Island Spring Inc., Vashon Island

 

 

Kenworth Truck Co., Renton

 

 

King County Road Services Division - Renton Decant Facility

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division - Renton Transfer Station

 

 

King's Command Foods Inc., Kent

 

 

Magnetic and Penetrant Services Co., Seattle

 

 

Mastercraft Metal Finishing Inc., Seattle

 

 

Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, BW Seattle

 

 

Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Industrial Wastewater System, Seattle

 

 

Precor Inc. - Plant 1, Woodinville

 

 

Precor Inc. - Plant 2, Woodinville

 

 

Primus International - University Swaging Division, Woodinville

 

 

Protective Coatings Inc., Kent

 

 

Rabanco Recycling Co., Seattle

 

 

Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products, Kent 

 

 

Safeway Inc. - Beverage Plant, Bellevue 

 

 

Seattle Public Utilities - Kent Highlands

 

 

Skills Inc. - Auburn Facility

 

 

Sound Transit - Capitol Hill Station Location, Seattle

 

 

Sound Transit - U230 Tunneling Pine Street Location, Seattle

 

 

Sound Transit - University of Washington Station Location, Seattle

 

 

Tim's Cascade Snacks, Algona

 

 

Tri-Way Industries Inc., Auburn

 

 

Vectra Fitness Inc., Kent

 

 

Wash. State Dept. of Transportation - SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program, Bellevue/Kirkland Construction Site

 

 

Western Pneumatic Tube, Kirkland

 

 Silver Award

 

Accurate Industries, Auburn

 

 

Amgen Corp. - Bothell 

 

 

Amgen Corp. - Seattle

 

 

Davis Wire Corp., Kent

 

 

G & K Services, Renton 

 

 

Hexcel Corp., Kent

 

 

Honeywell International Inc., Redmond

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division, Bow Lake Transfer Station, Tukwila 

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division - Factoria Transfer Station, Bellevue

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division - Houghton Transfer Station, Kirkland

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division - Shoreline Transfer Station, Shoreline

 

 

King County Solid Waste Division - Vashon Transfer Station, Vashon Island

 

 

National Industrial Concepts, Woodinville

 

 

Pepsi Beverages Co. - Seattle Facility

 

 

Prototron Circuits Inc., Redmond

 

 

Qualawash Holdings LLC, Kent

 

 

Redhook Brewing Co., Woodinville

 

 

Skills Inc. - Ballard Facility, Seattle

 

 

Terex Washington Inc. - North Campus, Redmond

 

 

Terex Washington Inc. - South Campus, Redmond

 

 

The Boeing Co. - Plant 2 Facility, Seattle

 

 

Universal Sheet Metal Inc., Woodinville

 

 

Wash. State Dept. of Transportation - Viaduct Project - S. Holgate St. to S. King St., Seattle

 

 

Wash. State Dept. of Transportation - Viaduct Replacement Project, SR99 Bored Tunnel, Seattle

 

Commitment-to-Compliance Awards

 

Boeing Commercial Airplane - Renton

 

 

Boeing Electronics Center, Renton

 

 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. - Interbay Facility, Seattle

 

 

Electrofinishing Inc., Kent

 

 

Glacier Northwest Inc., (dba) CalPortland, Kenmore

 

 

Protective Coatings Inc., Kent