Tribes challenge PUD tidal turbine proposal – South Whidbey Record


We’ll have to keep an eye on this and see what it means to this project. The hearing started yesterday.

The Island County hearing examiner will listen for two days to arguments regarding permits for a proposed tidal turbine pilot project in waters off Whidbey Island. The Tulalip Tribes and the PC Landing Corp. are appealing permits issued by Island County for the temporary installation of two tidal energy generators in Admiralty Inlet and related onshore equipment structures. The project is proposed by Snohomish Public Utility District. The hearing starts Thursday, March 6. Jessie Stensland reports. (South Whidbey Record)

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http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/news/248634141.html

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