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  • In one essay, Mr. Raban travels to the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state, a New Deal-inspired scheme to supply water and power to the people of the Columbia River Basin, which turned the place into a wasteland of poor, lifeless towns for the sake—as Mr. Raban rightly says—of supplying cheap electricity to the agribusiness industry.

    An Englishman Lights Out

  • (We will spend the $700B in 4 years, recoup it over 10 years, but have provided a competitive foundation for future economic growth -- Washington State gets 80% of its electricity from hydroelectric, 7 decades after the Grand Coulee dam was constructed).

    Paul Abrams: Closing Argument (II): "Jobs for Americans vs. Tax Cuts for Billionaires"

  • For utilities to claim "credit" for hydro like Grand Coulee to meet those portfolio standards (as Reading suggests) would be just a shell game - it would get our region exactly nowhere if our goal is to increase investments in renewable energy resources.

    Democrats and Enviros Clash on Renewable Energy Tax Break « PubliCola

  • Ruled out, for example, is the idea that the government should build the wind equivalent of the Grand Coulee Dam.

    Matthew Yglesias » Question for Stimuskeptics

  • Touched as he was by the honors, Wheeler confided to Jane that the work he was proudest of was the salmon ladder of the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River.

    A Covert Affair

  • Moreover, the right images -- of parks, roads, bridges, the Grand Coulee Dam, fiberoptic cable, green energy -- depicting what will be built, would be very soothing.

    Paul Abrams: October Surprise: Two Ads That Could Turn the Mid-Terms on its Head

  • Just adding another example of projects like Grand Coulee or is there something more?

    The invisibles

  • At least they got great hydropower dams, like the Grand Coulee, the Hoover dam, and the dams of the TVA.

    One Tenth Scale Saturn V to Fly - NASA Watch

  • Plus, you know, some of those public works projects were things like the Grand Coulee dam, which if not built, there'd be no Boeing and no end to World War II.

    The invisibles

  • Touched as he was by the honors, Wheeler confided to Jane that the work he was proudest of was the salmon ladder of the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River.

    A Covert Affair

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