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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Port of Whitman set to join Northwest River Partners


November 14, 2019

Port commissioners and staff discuss the pros of joining Northwest River Partners.

On Nov. 8, a motion was brought before the port commissioners to join the Northwest River Partners (NWRP) as an affiliate member for $500.

NWRP advocates for the bettering of our communities, our region, and the world through the low-cost, carbon-free hydropower system.

According to its website, they encourage the balanced use of Columbia Basin rivers, while working towards solutions that help hydropower and salmon coexist and thrive.

"Northwest River Partners has allowed us to participate in their membership meetings and discussions," said Brenda Stav, port communications director. "We ar...

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