PacifiCorp Spends $10,000 to Fight Water Ballot Measure


Now there's electricity in Portland's water fight.PacifiCorp, the Portland-based electric power utility, has donated $10,000 to oppose the May ballot measure that would remove control of water and sewer utilities from City Hall.The donation to Stop the Bull Run Takeover PAC matches the largest contributions the "no" campaign has received so far. In the past month, the Audubon Society of Portland and ...   More
Monday, April 7, 2014 AARON MESH

A Big Dam Fight Ahead

Opponents of Oregon’s Green Energy Law are seeking a major change.

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In 2007, Oregon lawmakers decided to address global warming by moving the state aggressively away from burning coal and natural gas to produce electricity. They required big utilities to gener   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Murmurs: Self-Financing Fritz, PacifiCorp Fines and a Laika Lawsuit

News to whisper in Michele Bachmann’s ear.

City Commissioner Amanda Fritz won her council seat in 2008 with public financing, part of the short-lived experiment in Portland that voters killed last year. Facing re-election in 2012, Fritz    More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

California Tribe Blasts Klamath Dam Demolition Deal

Parties to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement—an agreement that deals with water rights IF four PacifiCorp dams on the Klamath River in Southern Oregon & Northern California are ever removed—met last week in Sacramento. Confusingly, those parties are different from the groups party to a November Agreement in Principle to demolish four the PacifiCorp dams on the Klamath River ...   More
Monday, December 15, 2008 NIGEL JAQUISS


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