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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

USDA proposes future flood relief program

Washakie County commissioners consider sponsorship

 

February 22, 2017



WORLAND – The Washakie County Commission heard from a representative from the United States Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, introducing the opportunity to sponsor a flood relief program that could benefit county projects in the future.

Introduced by county Emergency Watershed Manager Laura Galloway of Ten Sleep, primary soil scientist James Bauchert with the USDA explained to commissioners the parameters of the Emergency Watershed Flood Funding program, and the role it could have in the local area.

While the program would not benefit the most recent flooding in Worland, it could hel...



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