Susitna-Watana Dam Project Moving Forward

The proposed Susitna Watana Dam project is moving forward. The Alaska Energy Authority, which is planning to  build the huge hydroelectric  facility,  has filed paperwork with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which, if approved, puts the project on a timeline for completion in about six years. Some Alaska Native village corporations in the Cook Inlet area have land holdings near the dam site, and they are becoming concerned that AEA is not addressing their claims before pushing ahead with construction plans.

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