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By Lou Marzeles

Bills moving on PUD power, eye care


Rep. Norm Johnson of the 14th Legislative District says a bill he’s proposed to allow the Klickitat PUD to sell energy from its Roosevelt facility will help the county with revenue and jobs.

“It allows the PUD to sell electricity from the gas that’s generated by the landfill in Roosevelt,” Johnson says. “I think that bill is going to go very well. I talked to the chair of the house committee yesterday, and he’s all for it. In fact, he was my co-sponsor. I think we’ve got a really good chance on that one coming out, and that should be a boon to Klickitat County. Eventually, as they perfect the sale and distribution of it, that may create a few jobs. It looks like it’s o...

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