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2022 Growth Management Act-Related Bills

2022 Growth Management Act-Related Bills

June 30, 2022  by  Lisa Pool
Category:  Environmental Policy and Management Comprehensive Planning-Growth Management Housing Rural Uses New Legislation and Regulations

New legislation related to the Growth Management Act (GMA) will expand tribal participation, limit appeals for actions to increase housing supply, change periodic update timelines, provide additional options for limited areas of more intense rural development (LAMIRDs), and more.

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Washington Enacts Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Washington Enacts Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

August 27, 2020  by  Aly Jones
Category:  Environmental Policy and Management New Legislation and Regulations

This blog post provides an overview of ESSB 5323, which bans Washington-based retail establishments from providing single-use, plastic carryout bags.

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Banning Plastic Straws and Utensils

Banning Plastic Straws and Utensils

August 16, 2018  by  Flannary Collins
Category:  Environmental Policy and Management

Is the era of plastic over in Seattle? Managing Attorney Flannary Collins looks at the city's, and other jurisdictions, attempts to ban various products made of plastic, from straws to bags to food-service ware.  

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