Land-Preservation Groups Sue Washington County Over Comprehensive Plan
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 1:02 PM EDT) -- OKANOGAN, Wash. — Two land-preservation groups on Jan. 9 sued a Washington county for violating state law by adopting a comprehensive plan and interim zoning and making an environmental determination that they say will adversely affect limited surface and groundwater supplies and create conditions for wildfires (Methow Valley Citizens’ Council, et al. v. Okanogan County, No. 15-2-00005-7, Wash. Super., Okanogan Co.).
(Complaint available. Document #95-150212-008C.)
Methow Valley Citizens’ Counsel of Twisp, Wash., and Futurewise of Seattle sued Okanogan County in the Okanogan County Superior Court. The...