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June 16, 2022

$2B hydropower project promises 100% renewable energy, but environmental groups are fighting it

  • The pumped-storage hydropower facility would be built off the Columbia River, about 8 miles southeast of Goldendale.
    Special to the Journal

    Images from Washington Department of Ecology [enlarge]
    The project would build two reservoirs at differing heights near John Day Dam.

    The system uses gravity to move water through turbines to generate power.

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