The secret is out that Kootenai County is one of the best places to live and consequently we have seen the explosive growth that has occurred over the past twenty years. KEA is actively involved with land use planning in the county and is committed to being an advocate for local grassroots groups that are also concerned with the negative consequences of poorly planned development on the environment and their communities.
Latest Land Use Topics
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) is urging stragglers in the Coeur d'Alene Basin to have their properties tested for soil contamination before the Basin Property Remediation Program is downsized. Over 7,000 properties, once [...]
Today marks the close of comments on the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal in Vancouver, WA. The Stand Up To Oil campaign will deliver a record-breaking 276,296 comments to Washington’s [...]
“A national park will not save the area. Rather, the restrictions and red tape that come with federal control would inhibit growth. Survival requires economic development, but a national park will limit our [...]
For years there has been a growing movement throughout the Pacific Northwest to oppose dirty, dangerous fossil fuel projects — from coal export to oil-by-rail terminals. Tesoro-Savage has proposed a huge new oil terminal in [...]
JOHN MUIR, a man whose love for nature seemed almost to transcend Earthly limits, was not immortal. More than one hundred years ago, on Christmas eve 1914, Muir’s spirit set off into the [...]
Last Thursday, May 21, hundreds of rural residents ffrom northern Kootenai County colored the auditorium red at North Idaho College Schuler Performing Arts Center in opposition of a zone change that would effect the [...]