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Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan

Posted on: October 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] October 2020 Project Update: Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan

Two weeks remain for public review of the draft Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan.


Thurston Regional Planning Council, Thurston County, and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working together with the public and key stakeholders to create a framework for reducing local contributions to climate change. After two years of work, the draft Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan was opened for public review on September 17th, 2020. The plan outlines strategies to reduce local carbon pollution from sources like transportation, buildings, solid waste, and land use to help our region build toward a healthier, more livable, and resilient future. 

We want to hear from you! There are only two weeks left to attend the online Open House and provide comment. The draft Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Open House will close on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 and the public comment survey will close Friday, October 16th, 2020. Visit to participate! 

Want to talk to the project team? Don’t forget to register and participate in the first of two live community meetings on Zoom!  The first meeting takes place Monday, October 5th, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. This event will include and panel discussion and an opportunity to ask questions about the plan. Click here to register! 

Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you can’t make it to the community meeting, you can watch the recording that will be posted to the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan website afterward. We will send out notification on where to find the recording after it has been posted. 

Additionally, comments on the draft plan can be emailed to If you have already reviewed and provided comment invite a friend, family member, or colleague to take a look!

Thank you for your interest in the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan. We hope you make your voice heard during the public review period!

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