U.S. District Judge Michael Simon granted a joint motion Sept. 10 that delays the deadlines for several filings by 30 days in National Wildlife Federation et al. v. National Marine Fisheries Service et al. [01-640]. The plaintiffs—10 environmental groups—were joined by federal defendants and… Read More

In an open letter to BPA Administrator John Hairston, Public Power Council's Executive Committee Chair Roger Kline and Executive Director Scott Simms express the group's concerns with the case Bonneville has made for joining the Western EIM and the proposed Western Resource Adequacy Program,… Read More

The second part of the two-part column, "Heat-Dome Tales From Four Northwest Utilities," will be published in Clearing Up's Sept. 24 issue (No. 2023). The first part ran Sept. 10 (CU No. 2021 [10]). Read More

For your convenience, NewsData has compiled a list of the acronyms we utilize throughout the Clearing Up publication. Read more

Scott Coe—a public-power leader who started under the Greatest Generation, rose to leadership among boomers, and has led organizations with boomers, millennials and maybe even zoomers—joins Matthew Schroettnig. Read more

Pointing to this year's record-low steelhead run, some Columbia Basin fish managers are asking BPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to wait until December before using an operation that stops the flow at lower Snake River projects during the night—holding back the river for up to six hou… Read More

More and more residential ratepayers in Oregon are falling further and further behind on their power bills as the COVID-19 pandemic grinds on. The number of residential IOU customers more than 90 days late on their bills hit a record high at the end of July, according to the latest data avai… Read More

The House Energy and Commerce Committee reported out legislation on Sept. 14 that would establish the Clean Electricity Performance Program aimed at prodding utilities to increase the amount of low- and zero-carbon generating resources in their portfolios. Meanwhile, the House Ways and Means… Read More