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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Looking Back on 40 Years of Fish and Wildlife Program Development


The Council’s Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program represents a 40-year effort to mitigate the effects of the hydropower system on fish and wildlife in the basin. Read more.

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SEPTEMBER 13-14: Council Meeting in Portland

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Coronavirus update: The Council is resuming in-person meetings, with online participation always available. We encourage people to join our meetings in person, and engage with our staff and members by phone and email.

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The Future of Offshore Wind Development

With an ever-growing need to decarbonize the grid while providing reliable and affordable generation, offshore wind is receiving significant industry attention. Read more.


Jennifer Light Appointed Power Division Director

The Council has appointed Jennifer Light as its power division director; she had been the interim director since April 2022. Read more.


Ann E. Gravatt appointed Communications and Public Affairs Director

The Council has hired Ann E. Gravatt to be its communications and public affairs director. She will join the Council on September 28. Read more.