The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (the Agency) is publishing a public notice for a proposed permit for Crane & Crane Holdings LLC (dba TILZ) located at:
12112 Miller Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Crane & Crane Holdings LLC (dba TILZ) is proposing to construct a new commercial composting facility accepting a maximum of 14,000 tons of feedstock per year. TILZ is proposing to accept green yard waste (85%), fish waste (5%), pre-consumer food waste (5%), and agricultural manure and bedding (5%). The compost operation will consist of a tipping area, two Extended Aerated Static Pile composting bays with four zones each, concrete composting pad (100’x300’), curing piles, final product storage piles, and a leachate pond.
The Agency has completed a review of application No. 11935 and has made a preliminary determination that the proposal meets all the requirements of Regulations I, II and III and should be approved.
The public comment period begins on October 23, 2020 and ends on November 22, 2020. The information considered in making this preliminary determination and the draft Order No. 11935 are available below:
Notice of Construction Application
Notice of Construction Worksheet
Draft Order of Approval
Written comments with respect to proposed Order No. 11935 must be mailed to Sara Conley, Engineer, at Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, 1904 3rd Ave, Suite 105, Seattle, Washington 98101, faxed to Sara Conley at (206) 689-4035 or e-mailed to SaraC@pscleanair.org.
Written comments will be accepted until the end of the 30-day public comment period per WAC 173-400-171. All comments received during the comment period will become part of the public record. The applicant, any interested governmental entity, any group, or any person may request a public hearing within the thirty-day public comment period. A request must indicate the interest of the entity filing it and why a hearing is warranted. The Agency may hold a public hearing if it determines that significant public interest exists. Once the Agency has reviewed and responded to comments from the public, the draft Order will, if necessary, be revised, and then issued in final form.
Note: This public notice will appear in the following publications on October 23, 2020:
• Daily Journal of Commerce
• Bainbridge Island Review