Columbia River dams revived

Jenkins, Malt
April 2006
High Country News;4/3/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p5
The article reports that the Washington D.C. Governor Christine Gregoire has signed two legislative bills that produced a new 200-million dollar finance to build new dams and other water projects in the state. A portion of the fund will go to a program to build new off-channel reservoirs located near Columbia. Another portion will go to the improvement of water efficiency on farms. The law also gives a new study to the state Department of Ecology. The biggest beneficiaries will be the farmers in the central and eastern part of the state.


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