Cosmo permit hearing set


The state Department of Ecology is conducting a public hearing on December 17 to explain how a new air permit for Cosmo Specialty Fibers will impact the public.

Cosmo permit expired a few months ago as it underwent a new permit process with the state.

Public comment on the permit has been ongoing since Nov 16 and is slated to conclude on Dec. 21.

The proposed permit and accompanying documents can be found online at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/industrial/pulp_weyercos.html. Full printed copies are also available at the Timberland Library in Aberdeen, at 121 E. Market Street.

The public hearing is slated for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 at Grays Harbor College inside the Fireside Room, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive in Aberdeen.

Comments can be sent to Ha Tran, P.E., Department of Ecology, Industrial Section, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504 or by email at ha.tran@ecy.wa.gov and fax at (360) 407 - 6102.