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New Era of Hydropower Regulation? Corps of Engineers Agrees to Seek NPDES Permits for Hydro Equipment

On August 4, in response to a series of lawsuits brought by the environmental advocacy group Columbia Riverkeeper, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to regulatory measures aimed at preventing oil leaks from eight dams on the Columbia/Snake River system.

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Thanks to Hydropower, Washington Leads the Nation in Renewable Energy Production

Northwesterners hardly need to be reminded of the value of the regional hydroelectric system, but statistics released earlier this month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration underscore …