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Farm Bureau supports water rights lawsuit

Feb. 15, 2017

The first month of session 2017 is behind us, we are closing in on the first major cutoff (Feb. 17th) when any bill left in a policy committee will be considered dead for this legislative session. As is typical, a flood of bills (more than 1,700) have been introduced to date. The majority of these bills will not make it through the house of origin. Among these bills are helpful and damaging bills.

Water rights are a high-priority issue to Agriculture.  The North Olympics Counties Farm Bureau (NOCFB) has been supportive of the lawsuit involving instream flows and water rights in Clallam County.  (See Olympic Resource Protection Council.) Continue reading