The Willamette Valley Company

Cleaner Air Oregon Profile
  • Site Address
    660 McKinley St.
    Eugene, Oregon, 97402
  • Current Air Permit
    Permit type: Standard ACDP
    Source Number: 208935
  • LRAPA Contact
    Katie Eagleson
    541-736-1056 ext. 233

The Willamette Valley Company

Facility

The Willamette Valley Company LLC operates a filler, adhesive, putty, and coating manufacturing operation at 586 and 660 McKinley Street in Eugene, Oregon. The facility has been operating at this location since 1958. Learn more about LRAPA’s regulation of The Willamette Valley Company by viewing their current air permit below.

Emissions Inventory

For an introduction to emissions inventories and why they matter, please see EPA’s Fact Sheet. A facility-specific emissions inventory timeline and associated documents are linked below.

March 2, 2020: LRAPA calls The Willamette Valley Company LLC into the program.

March 23, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submitted an extension request proposing a new Emissions Inventory due date of June 22, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020: LRAPA granted the extension of Emissions Inventory due date.

June 22, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits Emissions Inventory for LRAPA review.

July 6, 2020: LRAPA asks for additional information for the Emissions Inventory in a meeting with The Willamette Valley Company LLC.

July 17, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits supplemental information.

February 11, 2021: LRAPA asks for additional information and clarifications for the Emissions Inventory

March 31, 2021: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits response letter to LRAPA’s February 11, 2021 request

April 15, 2021: LRAPA responds and accepts The Willamette Valley Company response letter proposals received on March 31, 2021

April 30, 2021The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits additional information and the updated Emissions Inventory requested by LRAPA.

June 28, 2021: LRAPA completes review of the updated Emissions Inventory submitted by The Willamette Valley Company LLC on April 30, 2021, and asks for additional information and clarifications. 

July 15, 2021: LRAPA receives a deadline extension request from The Willamette Valley Company for the submission of the updated Emissions Inventory to allow for further discussions on emission estimation calculations. LRAPA approved the extension request on July 16, 2021.

July 30, 2021: After a meeting with The Willamette Valley Company on July 29, 2021, LRAPA receives a second deadline extension request for the submission of the updated Emissions Inventory to allow for the considerable time needed to incorporate updates to the emissions estimation calculations. On July 30, 2021, LRAPA approved the extension request and the proposed due date of August 18, 2021.

August 18, 2021: The Willamette Valley Company submits the final version of the Emissions Inventory background calculation spreadsheet. On September 29, 2021, LRAPA verified that the emissions inventory calculations are accurate and requests all Emissions Inventory information from the calculation spreadsheet be submitted in the AQ520 form.

December 22, 2021: LRAPA approves the Emissions Inventory submitted by The Willamette Valley Company.

Modeling Protocol & Risk Assessment

January 21, 2022: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits Modeling Protocol for LRAPA review.

February 23, 2022: LRAPA completes initial review and askes for additional information and clarifications for the Modeling Protocol, setting a resubmittal due date of March 11, 2022.

March 18, 2022: LRAPA approves the modeling protocol.

Risk Assessment Report

May 13, 2022: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits a Level 1 Risk Assessment due May 17, 2022 for LRAPA review..

June 1, 2022: LRAPA approves the Level 1 Risk Assessment submitted by The Willamette Valley Company LLC.

Risk Reduction Plan

Per LRAPA’s approval of the Level 1 Risk Assessment for The Willamette Valley Company LLC, a Risk Reduction Plan will not be required for this facility.

CAO Progress Completed

The Willamette Valley Company LLC has completed the CAO process. The permit for the facility, which contains CAO conditions for demonstrating compliance with the established risk limits, can be found by clicking here. The review report for the facility, which details the Level 1 Risk Assessment model inputs and the Risk Assessment results, can be found by clicking here.

Legend

Site Address

660 McKinley St.
Eugene, Oregon, 97402

Current Air Permit

Permit type: Standard ACDP
Source Number: 208935

LRAPA Contact

Katie Eagleson
541-736-1056 ext. 233

Legend

Facility
The Willamette Valley Company LLC operates a filler, adhesive, putty, and coating manufacturing operation at 586 and 660 McKinley Street in Eugene, Oregon. The facility has been operating at this location since 1958. Learn more about LRAPA’s regulation of The Willamette Valley Company by viewing their current air permit below.
Emissions Inventory
For an introduction to emissions inventories and why they matter, please see EPA’s Fact Sheet. A facility-specific emissions inventory timeline and associated documents are linked below.

March 2, 2020: LRAPA calls The Willamette Valley Company LLC into the program.

March 23, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submitted an extension request proposing a new Emissions Inventory due date of June 22, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020: LRAPA granted the extension of Emissions Inventory due date.

June 22, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits Emissions Inventory for LRAPA review.

July 6, 2020: LRAPA asks for additional information for the Emissions Inventory in a meeting with The Willamette Valley Company LLC.

July 17, 2020: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits supplemental information.

February 11, 2021: LRAPA asks for additional information and clarifications for the Emissions Inventory

March 31, 2021: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits response letter to LRAPA’s February 11, 2021 request

April 15, 2021: LRAPA responds and accepts The Willamette Valley Company response letter proposals received on March 31, 2021

April 30, 2021The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits additional information and the updated Emissions Inventory requested by LRAPA.

June 28, 2021: LRAPA completes review of the updated Emissions Inventory submitted by The Willamette Valley Company LLC on April 30, 2021, and asks for additional information and clarifications. 

July 15, 2021: LRAPA receives a deadline extension request from The Willamette Valley Company for the submission of the updated Emissions Inventory to allow for further discussions on emission estimation calculations. LRAPA approved the extension request on July 16, 2021.

July 30, 2021: After a meeting with The Willamette Valley Company on July 29, 2021, LRAPA receives a second deadline extension request for the submission of the updated Emissions Inventory to allow for the considerable time needed to incorporate updates to the emissions estimation calculations. On July 30, 2021, LRAPA approved the extension request and the proposed due date of August 18, 2021.

August 18, 2021: The Willamette Valley Company submits the final version of the Emissions Inventory background calculation spreadsheet. On September 29, 2021, LRAPA verified that the emissions inventory calculations are accurate and requests all Emissions Inventory information from the calculation spreadsheet be submitted in the AQ520 form.

December 22, 2021: LRAPA approves the Emissions Inventory submitted by The Willamette Valley Company.

Modeling Protocol & Risk Assessment
January 21, 2022: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits Modeling Protocol for LRAPA review.

February 23, 2022: LRAPA completes initial review and askes for additional information and clarifications for the Modeling Protocol, setting a resubmittal due date of March 11, 2022.

March 18, 2022: LRAPA approves the modeling protocol.

Risk Assessment Report
May 13, 2022: The Willamette Valley Company LLC submits a Level 1 Risk Assessment due May 17, 2022 for LRAPA review..

June 1, 2022: LRAPA approves the Level 1 Risk Assessment submitted by The Willamette Valley Company LLC.

Risk Reduction Plan
Per LRAPA’s approval of the Level 1 Risk Assessment for The Willamette Valley Company LLC, a Risk Reduction Plan will not be required for this facility.
CAO Progress Completed
The Willamette Valley Company LLC currently has an approved Level 1 Risk Assessment and is in the process of incorporating a Toxic Air Contaminant Permit Addendum (TACPA) into the existing Simple ACDP for this facility.

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Cleaner Air Oregon (CAO) is a health-based permitting program that regulates emissions of toxic air contaminants from facilities based on risk to nearby communities. CAO requires facilities to report toxic air contaminant emissions, assess potential health risks to people nearby and reduce toxic air contaminant risk if it exceeds legal limits.

As part of the Cleaner Air Oregon process, each facility has a dedicated web page to provide communities access to facility information and updates on where it is involved in the process.

  • Each step of the CAO risk assessment process has a section that includes LRAPA’s communications and deliverables from the facility.
  • A color-coded graphic shows where a facility is in the Cleaner Air Oregon Process.
  • For additional information and history of the program, visit the DEQ Cleaner Air Oregon website.
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