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FERC Grants Permit to Study Possibility of Pumped Storage Project Near Twin Falls, Idaho

Through a preliminary permit issued on Jan 9, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted permission to Corral Creek South Hydro to study the feasibility of developing a 1,100 MW pumped storage project near Twin Falls in Twin Falls County, Idaho.

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Former Site Eyed for Hydro Development Gets Wilderness Designation

On September 14 , Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar ensured the long-term protection of Thunder Creek, a tributary of the Skagit River, by administratively designating the river corridor as wilderness.

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Oneida Narrows Dam Proposal Suffers Major Setback

Source: Idaho Rives United

BOISE — Idaho Rivers United helped achieve a big win for the Bear River in southeast Idaho this week when the Idaho Department of Water Resources denied a water right that would have facilitated construction of a new dam at Oneida Narrows.

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