Q & A: What is the study area for the plan?

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Q: What is the study area for the plan? A: The study area for Washington’s Marine Spatial Plan is approximately 7,700 square miles and includes: Washington’s marine waters along the Pacific Ocean from Cape Flattery south to Cape Disappointment and from ordinary high water out to offshore areas. The estuaries along the coast such as… Read more »

Q & A: What are the goals of the plan?

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Q: What are the goals of the plan? A: The goals will help guide the overall planning process but do not alter the requirements in the law (RCW 43.372). The planning process will work to achieve all these goals in the final plan. Overarching goal: To ensure a resilient and healthy marine ecosystem on Washington’s… Read more »