In the 1970s and 80s, the dream of building the Susitna power project consumed years of debate and millions of dollars for environmental studies before state officials decided the cost was too high. It’s back. On the next Hometown, Alaska, host Charles Wohlforth and his guests examine the new incarnation of the Sustina dam, called low Wantana. Do we need it? Can we afford it? Can we get off fossils fuels without it? Participate in the conversation Wednesday afternoon from 2:00 – 3:00 pm on KSKA.
- APRN: AEA Chooses Susitna Dam Project; Parnell Agrees (4 Nov 2010)
- Alaska Energy Authority: Susitna Hydroelectric Project Reports
- Anchorage Daily News: Reaction to proposed Susitna dam is mixed in Mat-Su (30 Nov 2010)
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HOST: Charles Wohlforth, independent journalist and Alaskan author
- Chris Rose, Renewable Energy Alaska Project
- Toby Smith, Alaska Center for the Environment
- Bryan Carey, Project Manager for Susitna Project, Alaska Energy Authority
LIVE: Wednesday, March 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wednesday, March 16, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
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