Electric power resources in the Pacific Northwest. by Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission. Power Planning Committee.

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(1) and in par. (5), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. 96–, Dec. 5,94 Stat.known as the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act, which enacted this chapter, amended sectionsi, and k of this title, and enacted provisions. Deleterious environmental impact on the forest regions of the Pacific Northwest is one reason for the Federal leasing problems.

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Coalition History Northwest Power Act spawns advocacy coalition InPres. Jimmy Carter signed into law the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act.

Mark Reis, who had been a staffer for Rep. Jim Weaver of Oregon during the three-year struggle to pass the bill, recognized that energy was not the prime focus of any of. The Northwest Power and Conservation Council is a regional organization that develops and maintains a regional power plan and a fish and wildlife program to balance the Northwest's environment and energy needs.

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