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With Juneau's Power Restored, Conservation Drops

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With Juneau's Power Restored, Conservation Drops

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With Juneau's Power Restored, Conservation Drops

With Juneau's Power Restored, Conservation Drops

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Juneau, Alaska, was forced into radical electricity conservation earlier this year when electrical transmission lines were destroyed in an avalanche. Residents managed to cut their electrical consumption by more than 30 percent. Now that the repairs have been completed, usage has crept back up.

John Ryan reports from member station KTOO.