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Report an Odor


It is important to notify the City of an odor concern as soon as you can. 

When filing a report, please provide the following information in its entirety in order for it to be effective: Odor detection (date, time, location, and wind direction), description of the odor, odor strength, and odor offensiveness.

Wind direction can be found at:


Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board Odor Study

In 2016, the Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board conducted an odor mitigation study for the waste processing facility. Click here to view the report that was presented to the City Council in December 2016.

Use this form to report an odor in Newport. Please give us your most honest report as it will make the collected information more useful. IF YOU SMELL NATURAL GAS, PLEASE CALL 911. For all other odor complaints, continue to complete the information below.


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Odor Detection

Please note that your form will not submit to the City if any of the required fields are not filled in.