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Goldendale Energy Storage Project

Polémico proyecto energético está más cerca de empezar a construirse

Un controvertido proyecto energético en el centro-sur de Washington está un paso más cerca de empezar a construirse. Una comisión federal ha dado a conocer su informe medioambiental definitivo sobre el proyecto de almacenamiento de energía por bombeo de Goldendale, lo que preocupa a varias tribus y grupos ecologistas.

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Mr. WSDOT's goodbye cartoon. (Credit: WSDOT on Facebook)

Mr. WSDOT — the man who’s helped make road alerts interesting and ‘artistic’ — is heading to a new job

When Mike Allende started managing social media for the Washington State Department of Transportation, he was told “don’t be boring.”
“Boring” is probably the last word any one would use to describe Allende’s approach to the job, which massively grew engagement while he worked there. Known by some fans as Mr. WSDOT, he’s the man behind the most followed state department of transportation Twitter, or X, account nationwide, with some 543,000 followers on the department’s traffic page.

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Parque eólico

Mayor parque eólico del noroeste se reduce a la mitad

Un controvertido parque eólico que iba a ser el mayor de Washington ha sido reducido a la mitad. El proyecto propuesto en las afueras de Tri-Cities ha suscitado preocupación por su impacto sobre los halcones en peligro de extinción y los miradores. Sin embargo, su promotor dijo que estas nuevas restricciones podrían ser perjudiciales para el desarrollo de las energías renovables en el estado.

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