December 14, 2008 6:00 AM

Northwest lawmakers seek bigger, greener power grid

Seven thousand workers employed by the Works Progress Administration built Grand Coulee Dam along with Bonneville Dam and a transmission grid that electrified the Northwest. The electricity from the dams still powers the region. Now, as the current economic downturn deepens, there is talk of another major public works project for the Northwest.

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