Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Monthly Archives: April 2010

New heart at the dam

Tacoma Power Rebuilds 1968 Machines Inside Washington’s Tallest Dam By Dian McClurg The Chronicle MOSSYROCK — What weighs 62½ tons, is 16 feet in diameter and will soon help generate 1.9 billion kilowatt-hours of energy each year? If you said … Read on 

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Boundary Dam deal reached

Seattle City Light spent two years negotiating By Becky Kramer Spokesman Review Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington. The proposed settlement was submitted earlier … Read on 

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Corps outlines steps to study breaching Snake dams

A study is not imminent, and it would take several years to complete. By Kevin McCullen Idaho Statesman A dramatic decline in the four-year average of wild salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act or a natural catastrophe … Read on 

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Arrowrock Hydroelectric Project completed

By Staff Clatskanie Chief Following more than 25 years of efforts to develop the project on a nearly 100-year-old dam, power has begun flowing from the Arrowrock Hydroelectric Project located on the Boise River in Idaho.

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