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Jan. 23, 2019 Planning Unit Update

In Hirst Decision, News by CTNW News

Hopes for local representation on watershed planning in Whatcom County appear to be fading as even a stripped-down version of an update to the Watershed Management Plan failed to pass with just days to go before the deadline.

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Whatcom Well Owners Voice Concern Over Latest WRIA1 Plan Outline

In Hirst Decision, News, Whatcom County Council by CTNW News

Private well owners in Whatcom County say they are concerned over proposed fees, withdrawal caps, metering and vague definitions in the County’s WRIA 1 watershed management planning process. The Planning Unit (a citizen based group formed by state statute) is working on an update to the WRIA 1 Watershed Management Plan, as mandated by the legislature’s passage of ESSB 6091 …