TITLE

The Far Reach of Enron Prompts Push for Public Power in Oregon

AUTHOR(S)
Saskal, Rich
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/26/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31728, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the separate efforts to convert Oregon's largest electric utility into a publicly owned utility in Multnomah County, Oregon. Referendum of on a creation of a public utility district with condemnation powers; Negotiations on the purchase of Portland General Electric; Advantage of the creation of utility. districts.
ACCESSION #
10956429

 

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