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On Aug. 20, 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Bonneville Project Act to deliver the massive benefits of Columbia River hydropower — clean, inexpensive electricity — to citizens of the Pacific Northwest. In honor of BPA’s 84th birthday, we look back at the year BPA was born.
This graphic is inspired by the original 1939 BPA Associates publication, The Bonneville Spark. View the original publication here.