what we do

Industrial Compliance

Mitigating impacts

Parametrix offers integrated management strategies to help industrial clients comply with federal, state, and local regulations. Our creative solutions avoid, minimize, and/or mitigate environmental impacts when technically and economically feasible. We are experienced in negotiating and obtaining required regulatory approvals and permits. Our clients are from the petroleum, mining, forest products, oil, gas, and chemical manufacturing industries.

Schnitzer Steel | Parametrix
Schnitzer Steel
Tacoma, Washington
Client: ​Schnitzer Steel

Schnitzer Steel operates a 30-acre metal recycling yard adjacent to the Hylebos Waterway in the industrial Tacoma tideflats area. To remain in compliance with their NPDES permit requirements, Parametrix developed and designed improvements that increased the flow capacity of the stormwater treatment system and associated outfall to the Hylebos Waterway in Commencement Bay.



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