Policy Management 
    Mar 21, 2023  
Policy Management
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FAO 1.0 - Pollution Control :

Edmonds College is committed to practicing and promoting environmental stewardship, maintaining a healthy and safe learning and working environment, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations related to pollution control.

Edmonds College is required to establish policies and procedures to prevent water, soil, and air pollution in compliance with Washington State Department of Ecology, federal, state, and local regulations and ordinances.

This policy applies to all activities on Edmonds College owned and controlled property and to the activities of college staff in the execution of college business.

Non­stormwater discharges and/or dumping into the Edmonds College stormwater system is prohibited including illicit connections, non­stormwater discharges, hazardous materials, and improper disposal of pet waste and litter. The following types of discharges are also prohibited unless the stated conditions are met:

  • Discharges from potable water sources, including water line flushing, hyper­chlorinated water line flushing, fire hydrant system flushing, and pipeline hydrostatic test water. Planned discharges shall be de­chlorinated to a concentration of 0.1 ppm or less, pH­ adjusted if necessary, and volumetrically and velocity controlled to prevent re­suspension of sediments in the storm system.
  • Any non­stormwater discharges except those exempted by the state municipal stormwater permit.

FAO 1.01pr Pollution Control : Procedures

(was) 6.5.100 R103 Hazardous Waste Management Procedure

Compliance mandates:

Department of Ecology Phase II Municipal Storm Water Permit, Secondary Permittee

Chapter 173–201A WAC Water quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Washington;

Chapter 173–200 WAC Water Quality Standards for Ground Waters of the State of Washington; 

Chapter 173–360 WAC Underground Storage Tank Regulations;

Chapter 173–340 WAC Model Toxics Control Act–Cleanup;

Chapter 173–400 WAC General Regulations for Air Pollution Sources;

Chapter 173–220 WAC National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Program;

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Regulation I

CONTENT OWNER. The primary responsibility for this policy belongs to:
Vice President for Human Resources and Operations

Vice President for Human Resources and Operations

Three years.

2021-Oct 18  Amended to change content owner and contributor

2019-Mar 12  Reviewed by Vice President for Finance and Operations

2016-Apr 27  Approved by President's Cabinet


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