Commissioners pass recommendation for flood prevention

The Grays Harbor County Commissioners passed a resolution in support of a recommended flood prevention alternative from the Chehalis Basin Work Group.

The resolution was in favor of EIS Alternative No. 1 which includes a dam, flood proofing structures, improvements to land use management, and local projects that would include a range of habitat restoration actions meant to increase salmon and other species populations.

Commissioners and voted in favor of the recommendation but Commissioner voted no saying he did not believe a dam would be a good plan for fish.

Commissioner Raines said she thinks it is the best alternative.

This is not the approval of the plan but a recommendation to the ’s Chehalis Basin Work Group and State .

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