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Futurewise works in King County to protect our rivers, lakes, and Puget Sound from toxic runoff by holding governments accountable to the Shoreline Management Act and incorporating low-impact design into new development.

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Toxic runoff from our roads is the number one water pollutant in the state. Right now, we have the opportunity to better protect our rivers, lakes, and Sound. A number of cities in King County are completing updates to their shoreline management plans. Futurewise reviews the cities' drafts and provided written comments to city planners and councils.

For more information about shoreline management plans and how to get involved, visit the Department of Ecology's web page.

What's happening in your city:

King County
County updating SMP.

Bellevue
Planning Commission considering SMP update.
Public comment period is open.

Burien
Ecology reviewing SMP update.
Public comment period is done.

Federal Way
Ecology reviewing SMP update.
Public comment period pending.

Kent
SMP update completed (pdf).

Redmond
SMP update completed (pdf).

Renton
Ecology reviewing SMP Update.
Public comment period is done.

Sammamish
Ecology reviewing SMP update.
Public comment period is done.

SeaTac
Ecology approved SMP update (1/10/2011), pending city's approval of suggested changes.

Seattle
City staff drafting SMP update.
Public hearing on March 8, 5:30-7:30pm, City Hall

Shoreline
City staff drafting SMP update.
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