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Whistling Ridge hearing in Stevenson

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge and concerned citizens at the Energy Facility Siting Evaluation Council meeting about Whistling Ridge in the Columbia Gorge.  (Click here to view the official notice and agenda.)

Where: Rock Creek Center in Stevenson, WA

When: Starting at 2pm and continuing past dinner on Thursday, October 6th

The council will deliberate in the afternoon, then will break for dinner and hope to make final decision after they reconvene in the evening.  This meeting will likely end with a recommendation for Governor Gregoire who is the final decision maker.  While no public comment will be allowed, the public is encouraged to attend, and your presence will speak strongly.

Remind the council why Whistling Ridge is the most dangerous wind project ever proposed in Washington state.  The Whistling Ridge project proposed would construct up to fifty 426 foot tall turbines on a 2,000 foot ridgeline.  At least 25 massive turbines would be highly visible from the Columbia River Gorge.  Endangered wildlife would be harmed, and the project construction would disrupt the local Gorge communities.

With questions or for more information, feel free to email Peter Cornelison at peter@gorgefriends.org!