Mid Columbia Economic Development District strives to promote the creation of family-wage jobs, the diversification of the economic base, and the growth, development and retention of business and industry in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania Counties
MCEDD is organized as a government non-profit in Oregon as an ORS-190 and in Washington through RCW 39.34.010.
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December 17, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Energy announced the Goldendale pump storage hydro-power (PSH) project as one of only two pump storage projects awarded a Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA) to perform a techno-economic study on the project. [Continue Reading]
December 7, 2018 – White Salmon Aquifer: Permitting is nearly complete to allow White Salmon’s Aquifer Storage and Recovery Program to begin. City officials are hoping for water quality permits from the Washington Department of Ecology to be issued in time for operations to start in the first quarter of 2019. Read more from Gorge Radio here.
Port of Hood River Lot 1: The Port of Hood River Commission got a sneak preview of a draft report on an infrastructure framework plan for Lot 1 on the Waterfront. Read more from Gorge Radio here. [Continue Reading]