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Ground Water News and Articles

Reprinted articles and news of interest to ground water professionals.

Local and National Updates
Water Plan has Yakima County Commissioners Excited (10/24/2016)
Yakima County Eyes Fees on New Wells (10/20/2016)
Dept. of Ecology: Understanding the Whatcom County vs. Hirst, Futurewise, et al. decision (10/17/16)
Spokane County prepares for impact from WA Supreme Court decision (Whatcom County v. Hirst (10/17/16)
Public Notice Regarding Hirst Decision (10/6/2016)

Archived Stories
These are our most requested news pieces; they contain answers to frequently asked questions.
Kittitas County Emergency Rule Listing (1/22/11)
Lakewood/Ponders Corner Superfund Site (3/08)
EPA Targets Two More Cleanup Sites (5/23/00)
Fast-Growing Nevada Town Faces a Crisis over Water (5/16/00)
Ecology Asks for Ruling on Water Rights (5/14/00)
Farmer Sues Subdivision Developers (5/3/00)
Petroleum Companies Ordered to Monitor Aquifer Contamination (3/30/00)
House of Representatives Passes SB 6349 (Delegation of Authority) (2/29/00)
Suit Claims Water Boards Short-Circuit Permit Process (2/21/00)
New definition of water rights Could Limit Development Statewide (1/6/00)
Washington State Attorney General's office issues opinion letter on six-pack wells (10/10/97)

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