NCW — The public can comment on the state Department of Transportation’s stormwater management plan until Oct. 18.

The plan details how DOT handles stormwater runoff from highways and other paved surfaces. DOT must submit the plan to the state Department of Ecology by the end of the month.

Any comments received by Oct. 18 will be considered before the plan is finalized. To review the plan and send feedback, visit

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