Good news for the air in Kenmore – Cadman awarded no Stay by PCHB

January 18, 2023
City of Kenmore Communications
communications (mailto:communications) 425-398-8900
Cadman request for “stay” denied: Cadman asphalt plant will be required to comply with Order of Approval conditions during the permit appeal process
KENMORE, Wash. – On October 26, 2022, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) issued a Final Order of Approval for a new permit for the Cadman Asphalt plant in Kenmore. The permit includes new conditions for the plant, including air quality standards and testing. Go to ( to review the Final Order of Approval and related documents. On November 22, 2022, Cadman appealed the permit to the Pollution Control Hearings Board and filed a motion to “stay” (i.e. delay) the new permit conditions pending the appeal.
At a special meeting on December 12, the Kenmore City Council voted to file a petition to the Pollution Control Hearings Board for the City to intervene in the appeal, with the intent to assist Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in arguing for upholding the conditions of the permit. On December 14, the City’s request to intervene was granted.
Latest Update:
On January 17, 2023, the Pollution Control Hearings Board wrote to the Parties stating that it will be issuing an order denying Cadman’s Motion for Stay of Certain Conditions in Agency Order of Approval. This means Cadman will need to comply with all conditions in the Agency’s Order
of Approval, including those related to odor controls, while this matter is being litigated.
For information regarding Cadman’s appeal of the permit conditions to the Pollution Control Hearings Board, go to ( , click the box “PCHB” and enter “P22-089” for the case number or “Cadman” in the case name.

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