Agency Raises Concerns Over Proposed Hydro Project

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg

A state agency says a private hydro-power company has circumvented the public process, in its pursuit of a new development at a remote lake near Petersburg.

Cascade Creek LLC says it’s moving forward with its federal license application, but the company’s recently-revised plans have prompted additional concerns from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which says there should be more review.

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