Flood control plan for stretch of Buffalo Bayou could result in removal of trees
A Harris County Flood Control District study to reduce flooding along Buffalo Bayou between Highway 6 and Beltway 8 is drawing fire from local groups who say improvements could destroy forests there.
Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to let the flood control district sketch out what a study of that stretch of the bayou would specifically examine. Commissioners Court would have to vote again to green light the actual study.
Susan Chadwick, executive director of non-profit Save Buffalo Bayou, opposed the flood control district's study.
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