In Boise, the days of throwing all of your recyclable material in the same bin are over. That’s because China -- which used to accept recycled material from around the world -- put stringent new standards into effect January 1.
The Black Canyon Dam was built in 1924 on the Payette River northeast of Emmett. The two original generators create 10 megawatts of power and help protect against flooding. The Bureau of Reclamation was planning to install a third power plant at Black Canyon, but the project is now on hold.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's call to increase peak-season entrance fees at 17 popular national parks appears to be an unpopular idea. The overwhelming majority of submitted comments were strongly opposed to it. Now, the National Park Service is rethinking the plan.