Scoping Summary and Response to Comments

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The Department of Ecology (Ecology) released a Summary of SEPA Scoping and Response to Comments for developing a Marine Spatial Plan (MSP) on Washington’s Pacific Coast. The scoping comment period lasted for 69 days and collected feedback from 45 individuals. Scoping helps define the scope of the project and issues to be analyzed under environmental… Read more »

Public Comment Period Open for Pacific Coast Marine Spatial Plan

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The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment regarding what elements should be covered in a marine spatial plan for the state’s 375 miles of ocean coastline. This includes feedback about the draft goals, objectives, boundaries as well as other scoping issues that should be included under a related environmental impact statement (EIS) for… Read more »

Welcome to our new Marine Spatial Planning Portal

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Welcome to our new public website for marine spatial planning in Washington, where you’ll find relevant information on the MSP planning process across the state, including news and updates, meeting notes, upcoming events, and links to other important information. As products are completed, you’ll find new resources and tools to support regional coastal and marine… Read more »