Shoreline related news releases

(Oldest news at the bottom, starting with December 17, 2003)

Blaine, Everson shoreline programs up for review
(December 28, 2016)

Updated program protects shorelines in Southeast Washington - State seeking comments on regional shoreline program
(October 27, 2016)

Comment on Brewster's updated shoreline plan
(September 8, 2016)

Updated programs protect shoreline in Walla Walla County
(August 26, 2016) 

Updated programs help protect shorelines in Lincoln County
(August 3, 2016)

State reviewing Pullman shoreline program
(July 27, 2016)

Reviewing San Juan County’s shoreline protection plan
(July 25, 2016)

Ferry County shoreline plans ready for public review
(July 6, 2016) 

Protecting 500 miles of shoreline in Whitman County - Comments sought on six shoreline programs
(June 1, 2016)

Comments sought on Franklin County's shoreline plan
(May 4, 2016)

Comment on city of Chelan's updated shoreline plan
(April 27, 2016)

More time to comment on Okanogan shoreline plan
(April 4, 2016)

Pierce County draft shoreline plan open for your review
(March 15, 2016)

Okanogan County's shoreline plan for comments
(February 12, 2016) 

Comments sought on Pasco's shoreline program
(February 11, 2016)

Comments sought on Cle Elum's shoreline plan
(January 22, 2016)

Shoreline program for Island County approved - County's update process involved hundreds of residents
(January 13, 2016)

Share comments on Adams County's shoreline plan
(November 9, 2015)

Share your thoughts on West Richland's shoreline
(October 19, 2015)

Olympia shoreline program receives final approval - Public process complete on comprehensive update
(October 6, 2015)

Seattle shoreline program approved
(June 3, 2015) 

Longview shoreline plan ready for public comment
(April 30, 2015)

Spokane Valley shoreline program under review
(April 15, 2015)

Friday Harbor shoreline program up for state review - Public can weigh in on town's update to protect water's edges
(March 24, 2015)

Puyallup shoreline plan ready for public comment
(March 4, 2015)

Amendments approved for Douglas County shoreline plan
(February 27, 2015)

Edmonds shoreline program up for state review
(February 24, 2015)

Ecology approves Benton County shoreline program
(February 19, 2015)

City of Moses Lake shoreline program under review - Public can weigh in on program to protect water’s edges
(February 2, 2015)

Comments sought on Prosser’s shoreline plan
(January 23, 2015)

Comments sought on South Cle Elum's shoreline plan
(December 29, 2014)

Six shoreline programs under concurrent review - Public can weigh in on programs to protect water's edges in Grant County
(December 17, 2014)

Comments sought on Richland's shoreline plan
(December 15, 2014)

Shoreline program for Kitsap County approved
(December 12, 2014)

Ecology seeks comment on Sedro-Woolley shoreline program
(December 5, 2014)

Shoreline programs for two Whatcom County cities are up for state review
(November 18, 2014)

Ecology approves Wenatchee shoreline program
(October 31, 2014)

Updates to Clark County shoreline plan considered
(October 24, 2014)

Comments wanted on amendment to Bellingham’s shoreline program
(October 16, 2014)

Updates to Douglas County shoreline plan considered
(October 13, 2014)

Shoreline program approved for city of Yakima
(October 13, 2014)

Grant County shoreline program approved
(September 15, 2014)

Benton City’s shoreline plan considered: Public can weigh in on program to protect water’s edges
(September 9, 2014)

Lynden shoreline program up for state review
(August 21, 2014)

More protective standards for onsite septic systems proposed: Amended Spokane County shoreline program available for public review
(August 18, 2014)

Benton County shoreline program under final review
(August 11, 2014)

Olympia shoreline program open for final review
(July 23, 2014)

Property owner fined $79,000 for illegally clearing sensitive San Juan Island shoreline
(July 9, 2014)

Update to Seattle Shoreline program nears final stages
(June 24, 2014)

Grant County shoreline program under final review
(June 13, 2014)

Snohomish County shoreline amendment approved: Ecology OK's update aquaculture provisions
(June 2, 2014)

Bonney Lake proposes updated shoreline program
(May 12, 2014)

Wenatchee shoreline plan under final review
(April 28, 2014)

Yakima's shoreline plan under consideration
(April 21, 2014)

Amendment addressed updates to Redmond's shoreline plan
(February 21, 2014)

Amendment addressing aquaculture on Snohomish County shorelines open for comment
(February 14, 12014)

Jefferson County shoreline program gains state approval
(February 10, 2014)

Sequim shoreline program gains state approval
(December 9, 2013)

Mountlake Terrace shoreline program approved
(November 20, 2013)

Comment sought on Leavenworth's shoreline update
(November 5, 2013)

Public comment sought on updated La Conner shoreline program
(November 1, 2013)

State approves Burien's shoreline master program
(October 15, 2013)

Tacoma shoreline master program gains Ecology approval
(October 14, 2013)

Concrete shoreline master program approved
(October 11, 2013)

Comment period extended for Seattle's shoreline program update
(October 1, 2013)

Public comment sought on Gold Bar shoreline program update
(September 23 2013)

Ecology seeks public comment as review begins on Cashmere's shoreline master program update
(September 11, 2013)

First shoreline program approved for city of Shoreline
(August 29, 2013)

Comment sought on Seattle's shoreline program update
(August 26, 2013)

Ecology seeks public comment on Langley shoreline program update
(August 16, 2013)

Ruston updated shoreline program gains Ecology approval
(August 1, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Tumwater Shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(July 29, 2013)

Comment sought on Bainbridge Island shoreline program update
(July 9, 2013)

Lake Forest Park shoreline program approved
(July 3, 2013)

Comments sought on updated Concrete shoreline program
(July 3, 2013)

City of Millwood proposed shoreline master program under review
(June 27, 2013)

Burlington shoreline master program approved
(June 19, 2013)

Ecology approves updated Buckley shoreline program
(June 13, 2013)

Ecology approves update of Steilacoom shoreline program
(June 10, 2013)

Lake Stevens shoreline program approved
(June 10, 2013)

Ecology approves updated Wilkeson shoreline program
(June 7, 2013)

Ecology seeks comment on Kitsap County’s shoreline program update
(June 6, 2013)

La Center's shoreline master program gains final approval
(May 16 2013)

Woodway shoreline master program approved
(May 14, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Yarrow Point Shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(May 2, 2013)

Granite Falls shoreline program update approved
(April 29, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Orting Shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(April 29, 2013)

Ecology starts review and seeks comment on Island County's proposed shoreline program update
(April 23, 2013)

Port Orchard shoreline program approved
(April 18, 2013)

Pend Oreille County's proposed shoreline master program under review
(April 15, 2013)

Comment sought on Mountlake Terrace Shoreline program update
(March 28, 2013)

Fife gains approval for updated shoreline master program
(March 26, 2013)

Public comments invited on Beaux Arts Village shoreline update
(March 25, 2013)

Public may comment on Hunts Point shoreline update
(March 22, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Gig Harbor Shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(March 21, 2013)

Change in review authority proposed for Westport’s shoreline program
(March 20, 2013)

Pacific's updated shoreline master program approved
(March 19, 2013)

Public comments sought on Port Angeles proposed updated shoreline program
(March 15, 2013)

Public comment sought on Granite Falls shoreline program update
(March 6, 2013)

Ecology starts review of the Oak Harbor shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(March 4, 2013)

Medical Lake's proposed shoreline master program under review
(March 1, 2013)

Ecology approves Issaquah's shoreline master program update
(February 28, 2013)

Ecology approves Poulsbo's shoreline program update as submitted
(February 27, 2013)

Entiat shoreline plan approved by Ecology
(February 26, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Burlington's shoreline program update
(February 22, 2013)

Ecology approves Bothell's shoreline master program update
(February 12, 2013)

Bellingham moves to protect 38 miles of shorelines as state approves city's shoreline plans
(February 5, 2013)

Ecology approves DuPont shoreline program update
(February 5, 2013

Ecology starts review of Sumner's proposed shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(January 18, 2013)

Ecology starts review of South Prairie's proposed shoreline master program update, seeks public comment
(January 18, 2013)

King County shoreline plan approved
(January 17, 2013)

Ecology starts review of proposed La Center shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(January 15, 2013)

Ecology starts review of Ruston shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(January 11, 2013)

Ecology approves Spokane County’s shoreline master program
(January 10, 2013)

Ecology approves Milton's shoreline master program
(January 8, 2013)

Battle Ground shoreline program earns Ecology approval
(December 18, 2012)

Ecology approves Ridgefield’s Shoreline Master Program update
(December 7, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Eatonville's shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(December 3, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Wilkeson’s shoreline master program update, seeks public comment
(December 3, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Steilacoom shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(November 9, 2012)

Ecology approves city of Roy shoreline master program
(November 8, 2012)

Comments sought on Black Diamond shoreline program update
(November 8, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Woodway's shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(November 6, 2012)

Comments sought on Entiat's shoreline program update
(November 1, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comment on Buckley's proposed shoreline program update
(November 1, 2012)

Ecology approves Vancouver's shoreline program update
(September 14, 2012)

Ecology approves Camas shoreline program update
(September 14, 2012)

Shoreline program approved for city of Pateros
(September 12, 2012)

Ecology starts review of  Brier shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(September 7, 2012)

Ecology starts review of the Bothell shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(September 7, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Port Orchard shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(September 7, 2012)

Ecology approves Clark County’s shoreline program update
(September 6, 2012)

Ecology approves Arlington's updated shoreline master program
(August 16, 2012)

Ecology approves Twisp's shoreline program
(August 16, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comment on Ridgefield shoreline program update
(August 16, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comment on DuPont's shoreline program update
(August 7, 2012)

Ecology approves Snohomish County's shoreline master program update
(July 17, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Milton's shoreline guidelines update, seeks public comment
(June 11, 2012)

Ecology approves Carnation's shoreline master program update
(May 31, 2012)

Ecology approves Tenino Shoreline master program
(May 25, 2012)

Ecology approves Bucoda shoreline master program
(May 25, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comment on Battle Ground shoreline program update
(May 25, 2012)

Ecology starts review of the Issaquah shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(May 24, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comment on city of Camas shoreline program update
(May 4, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Tacoma shoreline program update
(April 23, 2012)

Ecology starts review of the North Bend shoreline program update, seeks public comment
(April 19, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comments on proposed Tenino shoreline program
(April 9, 2012)

Ecology seeks public comments on Bucoda shoreline program
(April 9, 2012)

Kenmore shoreline master program approved
(April 4, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Clark County shoreline program update
(March 23, 2012)

Ecology starts review of Vancouver shoreline program update
 (February 27, 2012)

Ecology starts review of King County shoreline program update
(February 14, 2012)

Mukilteo's shoreline master program receives approval
(January 4, 2012)

Ecology approves Federal Way’s shoreline master program update
(November 29, 2011)

Ecology invites public review of Carnation’s shoreline program
(November 28, 2011)

Renton’s shoreline master program receives approval
(November 22, 2011)

Tukwila's shoreline master program approved
(November 9, 2011)

Ecology approves Lacey's comprehensive shoreline program update
(October 17, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Lynnwood’s shoreline program
(September 28, 2011)

Ecology approves Covington’s shoreline master program update
(September 15, 2011)

Sammamish shoreline program approved
(August 22, 2011)

State Supreme Court affirms Ecology approval authority for shoreline master programs
(August 19, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Pateros shoreline program update
(August 19, 2011)

Kenmore shoreline program moves toward Ecology approval
(August 1, 2011)

Ecology approves Mount Vernon's shoreline master program update
(June 30, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Bellingham shoreline program update
(May 23, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Covington shoreline program update
(May 19, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Mukilteo's shoreline program update
(May 10, 2011)

Sammamish shoreline program moves toward Ecology approval
(May 6, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Snohomish County shoreline program update
(May 3, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Twisp's shoreline program update
(May 2, 2011)

Burien shoreline program moves toward Ecology approval
(April 28, 2011)

Tukwila shoreline program moves toward Ecology approval
(April 1, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Kenmore shoreline program update
(March 11, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Federal Way shoreline program update
(March 9, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Lake Forest Park's shoreline program update
(March 1, 2011)

Ecology updates five state shoreline rules
(February 14, 2011)

Ecology seeks comments on Lacey's updated shoreline program
(February 9, 2011)

Ecology approves Jefferson County's updated shoreline program
(February 1, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Mount Vernon shoreline program update
(January 14, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Kirkland shoreline program amendment
(January 11, 2011)

Ecology starts review of Renton’s shoreline program update
(November 23, 2010)

Ecology starts review of Burien shoreline master program update
(November 23, 2010)

Public comment period extended for draft shoreline management rules
(September 28, 2010)

Ecology starts review of Sammamish shoreline program update
(September 22, 2010)

Ecology starts review of Tukwila shoreline program update
(September 17, 2010)

Ecology seeking public comment on updates to state shoreline rules
(September 2, 2010)

Comment time extended for Des Moines and SeaTac shoreline program updates
(August 24, 2010)

Ecology approves Kirkland's updated shoreline development standards, improving protection of Lake Washington and Puget Sound
(August 16, 2010)

Ecology starts review of SeaTac shoreline program update
(July 27, 2010)

Ecology approves city of Spokane's updated Shoreline Master Program
(July 26, 2010)

Ecology starts review of Des Moines shoreline program update
(July 21, 2010)

Ecology unveils modernized shoreline master program website
(May 26, 2010)

Ecology Department appeals decision to allow individual docks at Coyote Rocks subdivision
(May 12, 2010)

Ecology public hearing Wednesday on Anacortes' proposed update to shoreline rules
(April 20, 2010)

Public invited to weigh in on state’s review of Jefferson County shoreline update
(April 12, 2010)

Yakima County and communities modernize shoreline programs
(March 1, 2010)

Ecology OK's Woodinville's updated shoreline rules, improving protection of Puget Sound
(January 8, 2010)

Shoreline program adopted for the city of Kennewick
(December 7, 2009)

Ecology provides $6.3 million to 70 Puget Sound communities to modernize their local shoreline regulations
(October 13, 2009)

Ecology to give Clark County communities $1.2 million to update local shoreline regulations
(September 24, 2009)

Shoreline management plan adopted in Douglas County
(September 4, 2009)

Ecology Department seeking public review on Spokane County’s revised shoreline regulations
(August 31, 2009)

Ecology sets public hearing for minor changes to Whatcom County shoreline rules
(July 29, 2009)

Ecology approves Redmond's Shoreline Master Program update
(July 14, 2009)

Legal decisions bolster state, local efforts to update shoreline rules
(May 15, 2009)

Learn how to care for shorelines at workshops in Moses Lake and Newport
(May 5, 2009)

Public to comment on Spokane's rules to regulate shoreline development
(March 11, 2009)

Ecology decides Pierce County shoreline amendment
(February 26, 2009)

Ecology grants money for shoreline restoration projects
(October 14, 2008)

Ecology will complete Spokane County's rules to regulate shoreline development
(August 21, 2008)

Updated Yakima County shoreline master program available for review
(August 18, 2008)

Updated Douglas County shoreline master program available for review
(August 18, 2008)

First ever update to county shoreline rules protects Puget Sound
(August 6, 2008)

Ecology taking comments on Coupeville Shoreline Master Program
(June 3, 2008)

Shoreline guidelines adopted, grants awarded for local updates
(December 17, 2003)

 

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