Washington's Department of Ecology on Dec. 30 adopted revisions to its water quality standards that will allow operators of the eight lower dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers and five mid-Columbia dams to increase spill that would create up to 125 percent total dissolved gas saturation du… Read More

President Donald Trump on Dec. 20 signed into law a fiscal year 2020 tax and spending bill for domestic agencies that extends a handful of expired energy tax preferences, including for hydro. The bill, HR 1865, set domestic spending levels for the remainder of FY 2020. Stopgap funding legisl… Read More