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  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive update to regulations designed to preserve and protect shorelines within the city of Brewster is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. First adopted in 1991, the city has worked to completely update its shoreline master program to align with new state rules and current shoreline conditions. The proposed shoreline program […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the opening of public comment for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 14 project in Parcela Suarez, Loiza,Puerto Rico. At the request of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, USACE conducted a study along a portion of the shoreline […]

  • 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, […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a major step toward better protecting coastlines, estuaries and lake shores, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has eased the permitting process for living shoreline projects, the Pew Charitable Trusts informs. Living shorelines – typically consisting of native elements including vegetation, oyster reefs or rock sills – have proved effective in providing such protections […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Langley’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 1.73 miles of marine shorelines. Langley’s locally-tailored shoreline master program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Beaux Arts Village’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1,146 feet of Lake Washington shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Beaux […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Hunts Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s three miles of lake shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Hunts Point’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Concrete’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the shorelines, and the water quality of roughly a mile-and-a-half of the Baker and Skagit rivers and Lake Shannon. The updated master […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage the shorelines along the Cle Elum and Yakima rivers within the city of Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The update to Cle Elum’s shoreline management plan was adopted by the city last June and is part of a regional effort led by Kittitas County, […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. Port Orchard’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water-quality protection along 11 miles of Sinclair Inlet, Black Jack Creek, Ross Creek Estuary, Big Lake and Square Lake. The updated master program combines local […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Battle Ground’s new shoreline master program. Battle Ground’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water quality of 2.6 miles of shorelines along portions of Salmon and Morgan creeks. Battle Ground is one of more than 60 local governments that […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Bothell’s shoreline master program. Bothell’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of more than 13 miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Sammamish River and North Creek in Bothell, and Swamp Creek, if annexed […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Burlington’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of roughly three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the Skagit River and Gages Slough. The new master program combines local […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Oak Harbor’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development on the city’s 13 miles of marine shorelines. The city’s proposed Shoreline Master Program consists of unique shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks. It combines local plans for […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Seattle’s recently updated shoreline master program. The comment period ends on Oct. 4, 2013. Ecology will host a public meeting and hearing on Sept. 11. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development along Seattle’s 86 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines. […]