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The Long Embattled Sunset Falls hydro power project on Skykomish River is dead
April 13, 2018
(INDEX, WA.) – The long in the works and very controversial proposed Sunset Falls hydro power project on the South Fork of the Skykomish River east of Index is no more.
It’s deader than Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie career.
After seven long years of trying to work the deal – complete with lots of push back from locals in the upper Sky Valley and environmental groups - the Snohomish County Public Utility District commissioners agreed at a meeting April 10 to close out their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission application and cancel the project, according to a report by SeattlePI.com.
Read the rest of this April 11 Chronicle Breaking News story here .