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Major accident occurred at Grand Coulee

Major accident occurred at Grand Coulee Dam – The Star http://ow.ly/iDsnF http://ow.ly/i/1EIvq The link takes you to The Star page online. I’m hoping for more info and a first-hand look once the bureau’s PIO arrives on scene.s\ Advertisements

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BPA to meet with public for feedback on proposed rebuild of 71-year-old transmission line

Portland, Ore. – The Bonneville Power Administration invites members of the public to comment on a proposed transmission line rebuild between Coulee Dam in Grant County and Creston in Lincoln County, Wash. Public comments can help identify issues that should … Continue reading

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Star Update: School district may sue USBR

Star Update: School district may sue USBR for school funds – David is going to take on Goliath, and it’s all about m… http://ow.ly/1fV4PQ No, I don’t think they’re crazy or stupid. I think they have no choices left. If … Continue reading

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Cooling off the Columbia: Can dams do more? · OPB News

Cooling off the Columbia: Can dams do more? · OPB News. I’ve been wondering when this argument would arise in a serious way. Could dams do more to keep water temperatures down to a level better for salmon and steelhead? … Continue reading

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Save the fish — waste electricity

The normal environmental mantra calls for saving electricity. Conservation is key to forming an environmentally sustainable social and industrial infrastructure. Over the long term, that is no doubt true, but at the moment in the U.S. Pacific Northwest corner of … Continue reading

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Agencies managing coming torrent

As local areas brace for flooding, Lake Roosevelt is a buffer for communities downstream. Even so, Portland is showing a few signs of minor flooding along its swanky waterfront area, where high water is lapping at sidewalks. After a long, … Continue reading

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Powerline discussion to continue

USBR, BPA to hold public meeting on options in Environmental Assessment report on moving powerlines to the surface The Bonneville Power Administration will call a public meeting in Coulee Dam May 18 to gather public reaction to its findings on … Continue reading

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