PUD http://www.kplu.org en Snohomish PUD drilling for geothermal energy in Cascades http://www.kplu.org/post/snohomish-pud-drilling-geothermal-energy-cascades <p>The same forces of nature that create natural hot springs and volcanoes may soon become a source of electricity in Snohomish County. The county&rsquo;s Public Utility District <a href="http://www.snopud.com/PowerSupply/Geothermal.ashx?p=1156">has broken ground on a deep geothermic well</a>, just north of the town of Skykomish.</p><p>The exploratory well is the first of its kind in Washington.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Sep 2011 18:23:19 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2565 at http://www.kplu.org Snohomish PUD drilling for geothermal energy in Cascades Commissioner says all trust lands at risk in PUD/McKenna case http://www.kplu.org/post/commissioner-says-all-trust-lands-risk-pudmckenna-case <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington&#39;s Lands Commissioner, Peter Goldmark, says his fight with Okanogan County over a power transmission line has implications for all state trust lands. The Supreme Court last week ordered Attorney General Rob McKenna&#39;s office to represent Goldmark in his court appeal to block new power lines.</p><p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 03:40:11 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2545 at http://www.kplu.org