Ceremony for the new 15 megawatt plant at Arrowrock Dam. Photographed March 22, 2010.
Ceremony for the new 15 megawatt plant at Arrowrock Dam. Photographed March 22, 2010. Chris Butler Statesman file
Ceremony for the new 15 megawatt plant at Arrowrock Dam. Photographed March 22, 2010. Chris Butler Statesman file
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