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Planning, Quick Thinking Limit Storm’s Impact on Skagit Salmon

Careful planning, quick thinking and coordination with the Army Corps of Engineers prevented major flooding and salmon egg losses on the Skagit River after a massive Thanksgiving week storm dumped nearly 11 inches of rain near City Light’s dams.

Northwest Utilities Add Muscle to Fight for Customers in Columbia River Treaty Talks

With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake for 6.4 million Pacific Northwest electric utility customers, a coalition of 70 Northwest utilities, including Seattle City Light; industry associations; and other entities has hired Washington, D.C. and Seattle-based law firm Van Ness Feldman. The coalition known as the Columbia River Treaty Power Group plans to share its views with policy makers and regional stakeholders on economic, environmental and operational issues as the United States prepares to renegotiate the 1960s-era Columbia River Treaty.