WestCOG’s environmental planning efforts cover a wide array of topics and services to assist communities to preserve natural resources, mitigate pollutants, address natural hazards, and improve quality of life. The work covers watersheds, water supply, flooding, draught, landuse & zoning strategies, waste management, and other environmental challenges. Environmental Planning is so far reaching many of the planning efforts are outlined across the foundational plans of WestCOG. See the POCD, MTP, CEDS, HMP for more details on WestCOG specific environmental strategies and recommendations.
In addition to planning efforts WestCOG also coordinates with environmental interest groups and relevant topics at the interest of WestCOG’s council members. Environmental Projects, Publications, and Resources are provided below. Any questions regarding WestCOG’s Environmental Planning activities can be directed to:
Mike Towle, Deputy Director