The 2007 Legislature created a new state agency
called the Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) to develop a new
strategy to focus and finish Puget Sound restoration by 2020. The
Partnership replaces the previous Puget Sound Action Team, which was
created in 1996 to oversee restoration of the environmental health of
Coastal Caucus provides a forum
for the 14 Coastal Counties to interact, discuss, engage and recommend
WSAC positions on issues relating to the waters of Puget Sound, Hood
Canal and the Pacific Ocean.
A group of diverse stakeholders developed a set of recommendations for a
regional approach to stormwater monitoring and for a pooled funding
model. Elected county officials are asked to weigh in on the
recommendations during the Department of Ecology's informal permitting
comment period in May.