Competition over Hydro-electric project in Thomas Bay heats up

The field of applicants seeking to pursue a hydro electric power plant in Thomas Bay north of Petersburg has grown. The city of Angoon has filed for preliminary federal permits for a hydro plant at Ruth lake and Scenery lake on the mainland north of Petersburg. Both the city of Wrangell and the city of Petersburg also applied for a federal energy regulatory commission preliminary permit for Ruth lake this week.

Joe Viechnicki, KFSK – Petersburg

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