WA Clean energy project clashes with important Yakama site

Isabella Breda, Seattle Times

Kamiltpah Band members of the Yakama Nation gather First Foods near Pushpum in Klickitat County. “It’s our sacred site. It’s a legendary site for the Yakamas,” said one tribal member. (Christopher Ward)
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The Seattle Times reports on the Yakama Nation's opposition to the proposed Goldendale pumped storage project. 

"The whole area is known to the Yakamas as “the mother of all roots,” or a natural seed bank, Harvey said. It also holds archaeological and ceremonial sites. Now, a portion of it is slated for a proposed pumped-water storage project intended to generate a supply of hydropower to complement transitions to renewable energy sources like wind and solar."

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