Archive for October, 2016

Hirst decision to be subject of public hearing in December

October 27th, 2016  |  Published in Department of Ecology, Legislative Meetings

During the December committee week, the Hirst Decision will the subject of a public hearing during a joint Agricultural and Natural Resources and Local Government committees meeting. The Hirst Decision will force Whatcom County to take into consideration the cumulative effects of so-called permit exempt wells.

The public hearing will be held on Thursday, December 1 at 1:30 p.m. in House Hearing Room B of the John L. O’Brien Building.

Here is the public hearing agenda.

For more information, read the state Department of Ecology’s fact sheet on Hirst.