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State schedules hearing on Green Crow land swap

 

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources will conduct a hearing in Port Angeles to receive public comments about a proposed exchange of state trust lands with the Green Crow Corporation, a timber company. 

The meeting is at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, at the Port Angeles Senior and Community Center, 328 E. Seventh St.

The "Foothills Exchange" calls for DNR to trade about 6,818 acres of trust land with Green Crow and receive up to 9,595 acres of Green Crow property in return. More information about the hearing and the proposed exchange is at www.dnr.wa.gov.

A summary of the testimony will be presented to the Board of Natural Resources at a regularly scheduled meeting before a final decision is rendered. Written comments also are accepted and must be received on or before July 13. 

Address comments to Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Asset & Property Management Division, Attn: Foothills Exchange, No. 86-086805, P.O. Box 47014, Olympia, WA 98504-7014, or e-mail comments to exchanges@dnr.wa.gov. 

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