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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Emerging Trends from Scenario Analysis


Reducing carbon will transform the power system. Read more.

Upcoming Meetings

MARCH 9-10 : Council Meeting via webinar (all meetings are remote access only)

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Coronavirus update: Joining the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Council will make all meetings completely virtual until further notice. The work of the Council and the RTF will continue remotely, and we encourage people to join our meetings and engage with our staff and members by phone and webinar and email. We will update this as more information becomes available.

More News

Wells Dam

Mid-Columbia Utilities are Meeting Salmon and Steelhead Mitigation Requirements for Dam Impacts

Three utilities report they are meeting or exceeding mitigation goals. Read more.

Birdtrack Springs

Project Improves Habitat and River Conditions for Fish in Upper Grande Ronde River

A project to restore floodplain habitat is paying off with improved flows, decreased bank erosion, improved water temperatures, and increased production of wild juvenile salmon. Read more.