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SEAPA: Swan Lake project moving forward


The Southeast Alaska Power Agency board declared last week that it is moving forward with an expansion of the Swan Lake reservoir despite a lack of funding from the Alaska Legislature.

That decision and others were made at SEAPA’s all-day board meeting in Ketchikan.

Board Member Sam Bergeron, who also sits on the Ketchikan City Council, said in a telephone interview Friday the board was doing “good work.”

“The board is taking the easiest projects that bring us the most returns in the short term,” Bergeron said, referencing the Swan Lake expansion as well as adding a stream gauge...

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