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Latest CBB News > Archives > October 19, 2001
October 19, 2001

1. STORED WATER, LOWER DEMAND IMPROVES POWER OUTLOOK
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
A depressing power reliability outlook released in May by the Northwest
Power Planning Council turned rosy this week when Council staff released
a new study that predicts a loss of load probability through the coming
winter of less than 1 percent, far lower than the prediction for the
same measurement in May.
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2. GROUP ASSESSES REGION'S REACTION TO ENERGY CRISIS
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Actions taken to reduce the demand for electricity and increase the
supply, and Columbia-Snake river operational changes that increased
hydropower production, helped avert Northwest power blackouts over the
past year during what was deemed an energy crisis.
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3. $7.5 MILLION SUBBASIN PLANNING 'PLACEHOLDER' ESTABLISHED
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
3. $7.5 MILLION SUBBASIN PLANNING 'PLACEHOLDER' ESTABLISHED Read More...  

4. COUNCIL CONSIDERS HOW TO DIVVY PROJECT MONEY
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
A number of undefined variables remained this week as the Northwest
Power Planning Council searched for an equitable means of spreading
available fish and wildlife project funding across the basin.
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5. FINAL INTERIOR BILL INCLUDES $14 MILLION FOR BASIN FISH
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
This week, Congress passed a final interior spending bill with $26
million toward removal of two dams in Olympic National Park and at least
$14 million for Columbia Basin fish habitat and salmon enhancement in
the Northwest.
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