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Northwest Power And Conservation Council

Governor picks Anders for power council

HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday appointed Jennifer Anders, a longtime assistant attorney general, as one of Montana’s two representatives on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

February 05, 2013 4:42 pmLoading…

Bullock makes 3 more appointments

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday appointed Pat Smith, a Missoula attorney who specializes in Indian and natural resources law, one of Montana’s two representatives on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

January 24, 2013 5:37 pmLoading…
States seek federal help fighting mussel scourge

States seek federal help fighting mussel scourge

BOISE, Idaho — Regional energy planners for four Western states are asking Congress for help building a stronger line of defense against what some officials call an unfolding environmental disaster — an invasive mussel that is clogging Colorado River reservoirs like Lake Mead outside Las Veg…

July 10, 2012 6:01 pmLoading…

Flathead River hatchery receives funding for westslope cutthroat

KALISPELL - The Northwest Power and Conservation Council approved $1.8 million to build an isolation facility for westslope cutthroat trout at a fish hatchery on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.

April 19, 2011 7:01 amLoading…

20-year NW energy plan: No coal, only wind, gas, efficiency

PORTLAND, Ore. - The plan for keeping the lights on across the Pacific Northwest for the next 20 years will also keep greenhouse gas pollution to a minimum.

February 10, 2010 6:20 amLoading…

Kalispell attorney leads power council

KALISPELL — The Northwest Power and Conservation Council has elected a Montana attorney has its chairman for this year.

January 20, 2010 11:00 amLoading…

Environmental groups want carbon costs in regional power plan

MISSOULA - Environmental groups are asking Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer to push for changes in a pending regional power plan so that it reduces greenhouse gas emissions over the next 20 years.

November 13, 2009 6:20 amLoading…

Power council says region's energy efficiency better in 2008

PORTLAND, Ore. - Improved energy efficiency reduced power demand by an amount equal to about 148,000 homes across the Northwest last year.

November 01, 2009 6:20 amLoading…

Activists want cleaner Northwest energy

PORTLAND, Ore. - The final public hearing on the latest Northwest regional power plan drew a much larger crowd than in the past, as activists continued their push for cleaner energy in the coming decades.

October 18, 2009 10:30 pmLoading…

Hearings set in Montana, Idaho over power plan

MISSOULA - A regional power council plans hearings in Montana and Idaho this week over its strategy to address future increases in electricity demand largely through conservation measures.

October 13, 2009 6:30 amLoading…

Conservation called key power source

SPOKANE, Wash. - About 85 percent of the Northwest's new power needs over the next 20 years can be achieved through conservation, according to a plan being developed by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

August 12, 2009 12:20 amLoading…

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