July 4, 2012 | LXXII, No. 14

Small-hydropower bill passes

This could help explain and encourage the push for new permits to explore schemes for new, smaller hydropower in the local region, including a reservoir above the coulee opposite Million Dollar Mile, or a penstock under the city from Banks Lake to Crescent Bay.

A tweet from U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, 5th District, Wash:

House just passed 372-0 the #hydropower bill I co-authored w/ @RepDianaDeGette. READ: bit.ly/PDcgmr #energy PIC: twitter.com/cathymcmorris/…

— CathyMcMorrisRodgers (@cathymcmorris) July 9, 2012

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