Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Sunday, May 31, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

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Herrera Environmental Consultants, INC. Analysis

​Consultant Literature Review Report - Now Available!

You may view the consultant literature review report here (PDF).  


​A written comment period was held on the report May 24, 2019 to June 14, 2019. You can view the comments we received (PDF). An informational meeting was held June 20, 2019 with a presentation (PDF) given by the consultant, followed by a Question & Answer session. If you weren't able to make the meeting, a meeting summary (PDF) is available.


Thurston County hired an independent consultant, Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc. to conduct an analysis of the potential environmental and public health implications of the proposed policy amendment which would remove the prohibition on asphalt recycling within the mined out portions of gravel pits in the Nisqually Subarea. Below is the timeline and process for this consultants work.


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