FERC http://www.kplu.org en Proposed hydro-energy project has Index saying ‘no dam way’ http://www.kplu.org/post/proposed-hydro-energy-project-has-index-saying-no-dam-way <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At a time when Washington state has been making headlines for the largest dam removal project ever on the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Elwha</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> River, Snohomish County is proposing a new one.</span></p><p>The Snohomish County Public Utility District says the proposed dam’s modern low-impact design would help the county diversify its energy portfolio and meet the future power demands of a growing population.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9099 at http://www.kplu.org Proposed hydro-energy project has Index saying ‘no dam way’ FERC hearing on proposed Skykomish River hydro project http://www.kplu.org/post/ferc-hearing-proposed-skykomish-river-hydro-project <p>Federal officials will be in Index this week to hear from the public about a controversial <a href="http://www.snopud.com/?p=1956" target="_blank">proposal for a new dam</a> on the Skykomish River.</p><p>Representatives from the <a href="http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/results.asp" target="_blank">Federal Energy Regulatory Commission</a> will tour the proposed dam site at Sunset Falls, and take public comments as part of the licensing process. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9021 at http://www.kplu.org FERC hearing on proposed Skykomish River hydro project