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Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)), on Oct. 17, received a new, 50-year federal operating license for the utility's largest hydropower facility, the 190-megawatt (MW) Baker River Hydroelectric Project in Skagit and Whatcom counties in Northwest Washington state.
By Jared Paben, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Aug. 5--Transferring 8,400 acres in the Lake Whatcom watershed to Whatcom County for parks would help protect Bellingham's drinking-water source and give the community a unique park, a panel has said.
By Craig Parrish, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 13--Getting a close-up look at the outdoors doesn't have to be limited to getting one's toes and hands muddy, up to your ankles and wrists in who knows what.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...