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‘Non-failure emergency’ lifted at Priest Rapids Dam
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‘Non-failure emergency’ lifted at Priest Rapids Dam
A local public utility district, working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has lifted a non-failure emergency condition at mid-Columbia hydroelectric dam. Drilling has relieved pressure and monitoring has been stepped up.

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