Development around the north end of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham on Monday, April 11, 2016. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a 50-year plan that requires 87 percent of the developed area around the lake to store and filter water like a natural forest.
Development around the north end of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham on Monday, April 11, 2016. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a 50-year plan that requires 87 percent of the developed area around the lake to store and filter water like a natural forest. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
Development around the north end of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham on Monday, April 11, 2016. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a 50-year plan that requires 87 percent of the developed area around the lake to store and filter water like a natural forest. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com

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