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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Understanding the Value of Weatherization: Protecting people and the power system in extreme weather


Intense heat waves and winter storms with extreme temperatures have underscored the need to strengthen the power system’s ability to withstand these stresses, in part through well-insulated homes and buildings. Read more.

Upcoming Meetings

MAY 16-17: Council Meeting in Wenatchee

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Meeting update: The Council has in-person meetings with online participation always available. If you are unable to join our meetings, staff and members can be reached by phone and email.

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Water Supply Outlook Suggests Near Normal Snowpack, Late Runoff

It’s been a colder winter for us in the Pacific Northwest, which has meant a healthy snowpack and a later runoff for now. Read more.


Remembering Bill Bradbury

Bill Bradbury passed away on April 14, while traveling with his wife. He served as an Oregon Council member from 2010 to 2018, with a focus on fish and wildlife issues. Read more.