Otter Creek Project, Otter Creek, Vermont

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Otter Creek is approximately 100 miles long and flows northeasterly from the headwaters of Emerald Lake to its confluence with Lake Champlain. The Otter Creek watershed drains an area of 1,106 square miles and is located in the Champlain Valley, which is a sub-unit of the larger Lake Champlain Basin. The three facilities at the Otter Creek of the Otter Creek hydroelectric project were developed in the early twentieth century to provide power to the marble mills in Proctor, Middlebury, and Weybridge, Vermont. While the previous license was held by Vermont Marble Power, Green Mountain Power acquired the project in September 2012.

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Clackamas Project, Clackamas River, Oregon

The Clackamas River Project is located within the Clackamas River Basin which drains more than 940 square miles. It flows west from the Cascade Mountain Range for 83 miles to its confluence with the Willamette River at Oregon City, Oregon. Most of the headwaters are located within the Mt. Hood National Forest, and approximately 47 miles of the Clackamas River are designated as a federal Wild and Scenic River.

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