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Wrangell Assembly Files for FERC Permit

WRANGELL The Wrangell Assembly votes to move forward with filing for a permit with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to develop and own hydroelectric energy at Ruth Lake. The move has been unpopular with surrounding communities. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more…..

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