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A Salish Feast

September 09, 2017

Ancient roots and modern applications

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Indian Burrial Grounds for Nuculear Waste

September 09, 2017

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH a 50-year accumulation of some of the most toxic garbage ever produced? If federal bureaucrats and multinational corporations have their way, the nuclear industries of…

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Negotiating Nisga’a Rights

September 09, 2017

An Interview with Joseph Gosnell on the Nisga’a tribal council

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Fueling Destruction in the Amazon

September 09, 2017

an interview of Dr. Luis Macasregarding the destruction of the amazon

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Resources bill given support

September 09, 2017

April 25, 1980. This article reports on a legislative amendment that would?ve allowed the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to spend up to $700 million on conservation programs and development of…

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WPPSS Late on Director, too: Little Generated but Delays

September 09, 2017

April 28, 1980. This article reports on the delayed hiring of a new managing director position for the Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS). The new manager would have to…

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Energy Committee Sparks Controversy

September 09, 2017

March 20, 1980. This article discusses the controversial issue of energy policy in the US Congress in 1980. Congressman Jerry M. Patterson put forth a resolution to create an energy…

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Inflation hits utility firms, too, state official warns

September 09, 2017

March 30, 1980. This short article addresses the rising cost of utilities in Washington State, claiming that even more increases could be expected. In particular, four major rate increases were…

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Another Part of the Power Puzzle

September 09, 2017

April 4, 1980. This article charts the prominence of electricity as a ?prime raw material? in aluminum production. Jack Gates, manager of the Reynolds Aluminum Co. near Portland, is described…

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Ruckelshaus Raps ‘Costly’ Pollution Laws

September 09, 2017

April 2, 1980. This article addresses claims made by William Ruckelshaus that the EPA is ?forcing private enterprise and local governments to spend millions of dollars on projects of little…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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