The Whatcom County Council heard people speak for more than two hours during their December hearing on rural development that relies on domestic wells. On Tuesday, the County Council extended its restriction on new developments that rely on such wells for another six months.
The Whatcom County Council heard people speak for more than two hours during their December hearing on rural development that relies on domestic wells. On Tuesday, the County Council extended its restriction on new developments that rely on such wells for another six months. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com
The Whatcom County Council heard people speak for more than two hours during their December hearing on rural development that relies on domestic wells. On Tuesday, the County Council extended its restriction on new developments that rely on such wells for another six months. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

Whatcom County Council curbs building that relies on wells for another 6 months

April 19, 2017 11:49 AM

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