Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan Public Comment Period

King County Flood Control District Green River SEPA

Proposed Alternatives for the Lower Green River Corridor Flood Hazard Management Plan

King County Flood Control District is preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), which will analyze alternatives for flood protection that could be included in the Plan. The PEIS describes potential environmental impacts and measures to reduce or eliminate them. Because each alternative includes a variety of flood protection projects that make up a “program” of actions, a PEIS is being prepared. The PEIS will evaluate the potential impacts of the projects identified in each alternative.

For more information about the upcoming projects, download the reference materials linked below.


Agencies, affected tribes and members of the public are invited to comment on the scope of the PEIS. You may comment on alternatives, probable significant adverse impacts, mitigation measures, and required permits or other approvals.

Scoping Period

The scoping process begins on November 28, 2018, and closes January 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Public Scoping Meeting

A public scoping meeting will be held in January to share information with members of the public and solicit feedback. Consider attending the meeting:

January 9, 2019, 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Green River College – Kent Campus
417 Ramsay Way, Room 283
Kent, WA 98032

If you cannot make it to the meeting, you can also provide public comment additional ways.

There are several ways to provide Scoping Comments on the PEIS:

  1. Online at https://www.lowergreensepa.org/contact 
  2. By email. Electronic written comments may be submitted by email at lowergreensepa@kingcounty.gov
  3. In writing. Written comments may be mailed or hand delivered to the following address:
    King County Flood Control District
    Attn: Michelle Clark, SEPA Responsible Official
    516 Third Avenue, Room 1200
    Seattle, WA 98104

Additionally, Cynthia Carlstad, LHG with Carlstad Consulting is wishing to speak with local farmers in the area. Please reach out to her directly at 206-661-2110 or cynthia@carlstadconsulting.com.

For more information about King County Flood Control District, please visit http://www.kingcountyfloodcontrol.org.
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