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Developer Surrenders Permit to Study Feasibility at Existing Dam in Washington

Free Flow Power (FFP), a developer that held a preliminary permit to study feasibility to develop hydropower at Cle Elum Dam on the Cle Elum River near Cle Elum, in Kittitas County, Washington, surrendered its permit last week.

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FERC Issues Preliminary Permit For a New Dam

Despite strong opposition from stakeholders, including HRC members, FERC has issued a preliminary permit to Boundary Creek Hydro, a subsidiary of Symbiotics seeking to develop hydropower on the Boundary Creek near Bonners, Idaho.  The proposal includes building a diversion dam and a 6.4 mile long diversion pipe to be partially buried under a reconstructed road.

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Washington's White Salmon River Runs Free Again!

(Source: American Whitewater)
posted October 26, 2011 by Megan Hooker

 

After nearly a century, Washington's White Salmon River in south central Washington is flowing freely again! Earlier today, a hole was blasted in the base of Condit Dam, and its reservoir - Northwestern Lake - began to pour through it. The reservoir drained in about an hour.

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File attachments: 
http://www.hydroreform.org/sites/default/files/Condit%20Habitat.kmz

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