March 25, 2017 | Daily Record ~
A mountain lake or a vineyard of grapes on the vine: the perceived value of the Yakima Basin integrated water plan may vary depending on which one you see outside your window.
Neighbors of Lake Kachess, who oppose a plan to put a water pumping plant on the lake, say the cost of the project outweighs benefits to farmers. The residents cite a cost-benefit analysis completed by Jonathan Yoder, an economics professor from Washington State University.
“It depends on whose kitchen window you’re looking out,” Revell said. “It is a heck of a lot different where you’re looking out the window of someone’s second home, out at a lake. It’s a different perspective.” (READ MORE)
Source: Daily Record |Tony Buhr, staf writer | Mar 25, 2017