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Cost of rules may kill Albany hydro

Written March 5th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s small hydropower plant, restored in 2009 at a cost of about $2.2 million, was never going to justify the investment in terms of money. Now, rising costs due to more federal regulation are causing the city staff to consider shutting the operation down.


City: Canal ‘paths’ still possible

Written September 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Contrary to what I reported on Sept. 17, the city of Albany says it could still build walkways or “esplanades” along the Santiam Canal even though it told the federal government it had no plans for and did not allow recreational uses along the canal.


 
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