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FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

Boundary Dam relicensing approved; Millpond removal OKed

RIVERS -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a new 42-year license for Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River downstream from Metaline Falls. Boundary, built in 1967, is the largest hydroelectric dam owned by Seattle City Light and produces 25 percent of the...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012

OK given to remove Mill Pond Dam from Sullivan Creek

STREAMS -- The Washington Department of Ecology has issued a permit that allows the Pend Oreille County PUD to remove Mill Pond Dam, which is downstream from Sullivan Lake. This long-planned project would improve miles of fisheries habitat. Another two years of planning will be...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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