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NEPA Coordination Process Justified for Avista Sale

In a July 30 letter to me, the Washington Public Utility and Transportation commission’s executive director, Mark Johnson, said the proposed sale doesn’t involve federal lands or federal projects. The sale review isn’t subject to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the National Environmental Policy Act or state environmental reviews, he said. “The coordination […]

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NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One

There are always many potential threats to the well-being of our citizenry, but the threat to Avista Utilities customers, and local businesses, from the acquisition of Avista by Hydro One of Ontario is very real indeed. The majority of Avista customers abide in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. The primary threat is that electricity rates […]