Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Hot Shots Edition - Energy News Digest for October 7, 2014

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Hot Shots – Today’s Top Stories

Pacific Gas & Electric ‘Self-Reports’ More Suspect Emails to Utilities Commission Officials (Sacramento Business Journal, CA)

California Drought: Why Less Water Equals Less Power (Christian Science Monitor)

Kieran Connolly Named Bonneville Power Administration Vice President of Generation & Asset Management (Bonneville Power Administration)

Water Chilled to Save California Fish - Coolers First at a Federal Hatchery (Associated Press)

Hood Canal Beaches Closed from Dabob to Mason County Because of High Levels of Toxin (Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, WA)

British Columbia: Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run Underway North of Kamloops (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

West Coast Fisher Proposed for Endangered Species Protection (Northwest Public Radio)

Snowy Plover Making a Comeback on Pacific Coast (Associated Press)

Shelton among Three School Districts to Share $10 Million Grant (KMAS Radio, Shelton, WA)

The Big & Booming Business of Keeping Wind Turbines Spinning (Renewable Energy World)

Wednesday’s Lunar Eclipse Will Create a ‘Blood Moon’ (KGW-TV, Portland, OR)

Seattle Renames Columbus Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Associated Press)

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