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Public invited to comment on Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

If a flood washes away homes or a tornado damages outbuildings, every county in Wyoming is expected to have a plan in place with which to handle it.

The Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan details exactly what Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Sheridan and Weston counties are doing to minimize the impacts of the many hazards that could potentially impact this area.

The newest draft of this plan, which must be updated every five years, is now available for public comment.

It details each hazard, from drought, hazardous materials and dam failures to lightning, landslides, hail and wildfire, and the mitigati...