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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

Public comment sought on hazardous mitigation plan


September 2, 2016

WORLAND – Public comment is being taken for the Washakie County Annex of the draft for the Regional Hazardous Mitigation Plan.

The regional plan includes Washakie, Park, Hot Springs and Big Horn counties, and needs to be updated every five years. According to the plan, “This County Annex builds upon previous versions of the Washakie County Hazard Mitigation Plan completed in 2007 and 2011.”

The plan’s goal is to minimize the impacts of floods, dam failures, wildfires, hazardous materials incidents, and other hazards by assessing risks posed by natural and man-made hazards and identi...

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