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  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage five-and-a-half miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers within the city of Wenatchee has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4, the Washington Department of Ecology just announced. Comments will help in the decision whether to approve the county’s update as written or request changes, Ecology said. Once approved by Ecology, they become part of the […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following a public process for input and review, a comprehensive update to Olympia’s shoreline master program has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The comprehensive update revises the existing shoreline program for approximately 30 miles of shoreline within the city and its Urban Growth Area, including the goals, policies, regulations, shoreline environment designations, […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive plan outlining how construction and development will occur along the shores of the Okanogan River within the city of Omak is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology. The city began work on its new Shoreline Master Plan in 2006 and submitted it to Ecology last February. The updated SMP will replace […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines within the cities of Sumas and Nooksack have been updated and are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline master program (SMP) for the city of Sumas will guide construction and development for about five miles of river including the Sumas River and Johnson Creek, as […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Pullman updated its program for protecting and maintaining the shorelines of the South Fork Palouse River within city limits. The city submitted it to the Washington Department of Ecology for review and approval. Now Ecology is making the shoreline program available for public review and comment through August 26. The city joined […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Seattle’s updated shoreline master program that will result in the balanced management of nearly 100 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines throughout the city.  Seattle’s locally tailored program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Island County’s updated shoreline master program. The updated program will significantly improve the use, restoration and management of development along 210 miles of Puget Sound and freshwater shorelines. “Island County and its residents have taken a unique approach to many parts of their shoreline program,” said Erik Stockdale, […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to review Mason County’s recently updated shoreline program that details how they plan to manage and protect 697 miles of marine, river and lake shorelines. The Washington Department of Ecology has just made the plan available for review and comment through June 21. Mason County’s comprehensive update completely replaces its original […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage roughly 19,400 linear feet of shoreline within Friday Harbor’s city limits is under state review. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the recently updated shoreline master program through April 24, 2015. The updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s saltwater and freshwater shoreline […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Kitsap County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of over 290 miles of lake, stream and marine shorelines throughout the county. “The county’s staff and commissioners are to be commended for an outstanding public […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) Director Ted Sturdevant has approved the city of Pateros’s comprehensive update to its shoreline master program. Pateros’s program will become part of Okanogan County’s shoreline regulations and the state’s overall shoreline master program (SMP). Pateros’s updated shoreline program will protect uses, development, restoration and water quality of the city’s shorelines […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines in six cities and towns within Grant County are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Coulee City, Electric City, Grand Coulee, Krupp, Soap Lake, and Wilson Creek joined Grant County in 2011 in a regional planning process to update each community’s shoreline program. Grant County’s program received final […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 330 miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Yakima rivers within Benton County has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more certainty […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In and effort to preserve and protect more than 500 miles of shoreline along rivers and lakes in Whitman County, several cities and towns joined the county to update their shoreline programs, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Albion, Colfax, Palouse, Tekoa, Rosalia and Whitman County participated in a regional planning process to update […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the Town of Wilkeson’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Wilkeson’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 1.5 miles of Wilkeson Creek. Wilkeson is one of nearly 75 local governments that have completed their updates. The new master program […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s shoreline master program will guide construction and development in the city’s stream shorelines, including Fishtrap Creek and a portion of the Nooksack […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Camas’s updated shoreline master program. Camas’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines. In addition, it will improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores in the city, including […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Burlington’s recently updated Shoreline Master Program, a landmark effort that will significantly increase protection and restoration of area shorelines and water quality. The updated master program guides construction and development in the city’s roughly three miles of Skagit River shoreline. It combines local plans for […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Lake Stevens’ updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 9.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of lake, stream and associated wetlands in the city. Water bodies in the […]