Quotes from The Okanogan

No new dam site

“We believe that building a water storage hydroelectric facility on the Similkameen River would create many benefits for the area. However, based on the results of our latest engineering and economic studies, we determined the project is not financially viable at this time.” — Project Manager Joseph Sukhnandan speaking on a proposal to build a new dam north of the U.S.-Canada border using some funds from Washington state coffers.


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