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Council Approves Funding to Maintain Fish Screens and Hatcheries


Council members approved funding recommended by the asset management subcommittee and the Fish and Wildlife Committee for nonrecurring maintenance of fish screens and hatcheries. The funding will ensure longevity and integrity of the Council’s Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program’s past investments made for the benefit of fish and wildlife. Read more.


Update on Bonneville Power Administration’s 2024 Resource Program

Ryan Egerdahl, manager of long-term power planning for the Bonneville Power Administration, presented an overview of its long-term resource program, schedule for complete in fall of 2024. Read more.


Regional Technical Forum Releases 2022 Annual Report

Along with its central work of developing and maintaining conservation measures, the RTF worked to expand measures for heat pumps water heaters, kitchen ventilation, residential lighting. Read more.


June Council Meeting Round-Up

Lots of Montana news: Protecting resident fish; water transactions in the Bitterroot Subbasin; utility panel on Montana energy issues. Read more.

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