Good news for Nooksack salmon

Maybe this ban will help us seek ways to restore floodplains in western Washington after the massive modification of them (from the salmons’ perspective) by large woody debris removal, dredging, diking, development, etc.
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State bill would ban new urban growth in floodplains

Law could affect future city planning along Nooksack River

The bill, which has passed the House and Senate and is headed for Gov. Chris Gregoire’s desk, would prohibit designating new urban growth areas in floodplains, although there are several exceptions that would still allow it.

To read EHB 1967, the bill that would ban expansions of urban growth areas into floodplains, go to, and type in 1967 into “Search by Bill Number.”
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