Following a lengthy process, the Washington’s Utilities and Transportation Commission approved PacifiCorp’s and Avista Utilities’ targets for meeting the energy efficiency provisions of the state’s clean energy law. Initiative 937 requires the state’s major electric utilities to capture all of the cost-effective conservation in their service territories beginning in 2010.
Working Snake River project seeks broad involvement, political leadership to protect Northwest wild salmon
Working Snake River for Washington, a collaboration of clean energy proponents, conservationists, salmon and orca advocates, commercial and recreational fishermen, farmers and businesses, is a response to the government’s two-decade, multi-billion-dollar failure to craft a lawful, science-based federal plan that protects the Columbia Basin’s endangered wild salmon and steelhead.
Watch our video profile of Coalition member Moontown Foundation.
We now know a clean energy future is both possible and affordable.
Will we rise above our differences to reach it?
From Executive Director Sara Patton: My first eActivist column promises to be shorter if not sweeter than my hard copy columns of yore. Electronic communications have proved a great boon to public-interest advocates, and we’re moving to take advantage of that opportunity.
But we’ll need to fully deploy all modes of human communication to surmount the challenges before us.
Welcome to the first online edition of the Energy Activist. Electronic communications have proved a great boon to public-interest advocates, and we’re moving to take advantage of that opportunity.
The Energy Activist Online helps Coalition members and allies keep track of often complex energy and salmon issues. Each edition explores a key issue affecting the Northwest’s energy future…
NRDC SB6489 Support Letter.doc Senator Phil Rockefeller, Chair Senate Environment, Water and Energy Committee 218 John A. Cherberg Building PO Box 40423 Olympia, WA 98504-0423 Dear Chairman Rockefeller, RE: SB 6489 – SUPPORT On behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and its 1.3 million members and e-activists, I am writing to express our […]
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Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oergon gives the keynote address at the 2008 NW Energy Coalition Fall Conference in Portland, OR on December 5.