The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued a $6,847 civil penalty to Garibaldi Leasing and Development, Inc. for causing pollution to waters of the state and operating without a required water quality certification and permit. DEQ inspectors observed sediment and turbid stormwater discharging from a construction site to Hobson Creek (also known as Whitney Creek) in April and May 2017. The site is located at 102 Arizona Way in Garibaldi, OR.