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Council Spotlight

News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Bonneville Plans to Expand Transmission to Meet Growing Loads from Data Centers, Electrification


Jeff Cook briefed the Council on BPA’s plans to build significant transmission infrastructure to meet growing Northwest loads. Read more.


Grande Ronde Model Watershed Project Highlights Strength of Community-Managed Actions

Jesse Steele, executive director for the Grande Ronde Model Watershed Project, gave an update on its accomplishments. It’s one of seven umbrella projects supported by the Council’s fish and wildlife program. Read more.


Public Power Council Shares Views on Bonneville, Rates, Fish and Wildlife Investments

Scott Simms, CEO and executive director of the Public Power Council, briefed the Council on its current key initiatives. Read more.


Council Hosts Northwest Congressional Delegation in Montana

The tour near Kalispell offered a chance for House and Senate office staff to meet with Council members, staff, and our regional partners in the fish and wildlife and energy fields to hear first-hand about the work they are doing and the key issues they want to highlight. Read more including photo gallery.

Upcoming Meetings

SEPTEMBER 12-13: Council Meeting (Webinar)

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