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News about energy and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest

Northwest Off to Good Start in Meeting Energy Efficiency Goals

In 2022, the Northwest saved 150 average megawatts of electricity, putting the region on track to meet its 2021 regional power plan’s goals for cost-effective energy efficiency. See the summary and presentation.

Water Transactions in the Deschutes Basin Benefit Fish and Farmers

Kate Fitzpatrick, executive director of the Deschutes River Conservancy briefed the Council at its October meeting on the collaborative work to restore streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes River Basin. See the Conservancy’s accomplishments.


November 14-15: Council meeting in Portland

Full meetings calendar

Missed a meeting? Council meetings are now videorecorded so you can easily re-watch any agenda item or presentation. Try the video links from the October meeting. (And use our agenda search tool to find meetings by topic.)