Sunday, July 26, 2009

New Negotiations Set to Commence in Upper Kittitas County Exempt Well Controversy

On Friday, July 24, the Department of Ecology announced it will be renewing talks with Kittitas County concerning its recently announced emergency rule. .

Quoting Ecology:

At the request of Gov. Chris Gregoire, Washington Ecology Director Jay Manning met with Kittitas County Commission Chair Alan Crankovich and, as a result, negotiations regarding an alternative groundwater management rule will recommence as early as next week.

Ecology's website has a page with some of the background on this issue.