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By Kim Harris
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LEAPS takes center stage at LE Council meeting, information shared not accurate, Nevada Hydro says


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 7:40am

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Lake Elsinore Deputy City Attorney David Mann gives a presentation about how pumped storage works and how the LEAPS project would affect the city during the April 9 Lake Elsinore City Council Meeting.

In front of a packed house, Lake Elsinore City Council went on record as opposing Nevada Hydro's proposed Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage project, or LEAPS, during its Tuesday, April 9, meeting in a unanimous vote with all council members present.

Following more than 60 minutes of public comments, the council acted on the staff recommendation to oppose LEAPS, but according to Nevada Hydro's LEAPS Project Manager Kiersten Ross, the information shared at that meeting was not all accurate.

"At this stage they don't seem to understand the basics," Ross said, expressing her disappointment i...

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