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By Rodger Nichols
For The Sentinel 

Energy site gets grant


December 5, 2018

The proposed pump storage electrical generation project in Klickitat County took a huge step forward Monday. City Council member Miland Waling reported at Monday night’s council meeting that a year ago Goldendale Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dana Peck asked U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler to get a $3 million grant through the House Appropriations Committee for the Department of Energy to study pump storage.

Not only did Beutler get the grant through, Waling told councilors, but, “This morning the Chamber got a message from Congresswoman Beutler’s office that the Goldendale storage site has been approved as number one for the study.” The department picked only one other...

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