Green River Star -

By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

City drafting natural disaster plan

Mitigation plan to be implemented Sept.


If a natural disaster was to strike Sweetwater County today, there would be no plan to cover its impact on the community.

Research and planning is currently underway to create a regional multi-hazard mitigation plan for natural hazards such as floods, wild fires, winter storms, dam failures and others.

The plan will pertain to Region 4 of Wyoming, which includes Sweetwater County, Lincoln County and Uinta County. The state hired the company Amec Foster Wheeler to help Green River Interim Fire Chief Mike Liberty and others on the county planning team.

Liberty said the issue was discussed...

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