Neighborhood Coalition Demands Transportation Bureau Produce Street Fee Calculations

SE Uplift files an appeal to the Multnomah County District Attorney.


Among the groups lining up to oppose the street fee, perhaps the most striking is SE Uplift. The neighborhood coalition is overseen and funded by City Hall. SE Uplift represents 20 neighborhood associations in Southeast Portland—the power blocs of Portland retail politics. The support of neighborhood associations is crucial to winning local votes.Unlike the business lobby, SE Uplift has no natural ...   More
Friday, November 28, 2014 AARON MESH

Nuclear Plant's Watchdog Pressing Energy Northwest on Accounting of Nuclear Fuel Transaction


A Portland-based consultant who has questioned the high costs of the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power plant is now engaged in a huge public records battle with its operator, Energy Northwest. The Tri-City Herald reports that the utility has estimated it could cost $1.5 million to $3 million to comply with McCullough Research's records request about its purchase of nuclear fuel from a financially-troubled ...   More
Monday, March 24, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Newsweek Says Washington Nuke Plant Overpaid for Fuel

The current edition of Newsweek contains the tortuous tale of how Energy Northwest, which operates the region's only nuclear energy plant, teamed up with two U.S. Senators from Kentucky to pull off a complex, $711 million purchase of 31 years worth of fuel for the plant.The problem, according to the article's author, Pulitzer-prize winner David Cay Johnston, is Energy Northwest didn't need the fuel ...   More
Monday, January 27, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS


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