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PacifiCorp lends more water to Reclamation, H&N
5/22/18. " '...the
question for the Bureau is how much of that 9,500 acre
feet will actually be able to go to the Project and how
much of it is to just keep required Upper Klamath Lake
levels,' Gravely said."
Pacific Power article lacks objective balance by Ed Silling, Klamath Falls, followed by Pacific Power states case for lawsuit against city, posted to KBC 1/30/15
Pacific Power sues (Klamath Falls) city.
Eminent domain, public utility district at
heart of lawsuit,
BOR, PacifiCorp reach agreement on reservoir
posted to KBC 8/16/14. "According
to KWAPA Executive Director Hollie Cannon,
the combination of consecutive drought years
and new rules in place to protect endangered
fish in the Klamath watershed means
irrigators are given less surface water,
forcing them to turn to groundwater..."
Utilityís retort to city power, Pacific Power looks to protect market in Klamath, H&N posted to KBC 5/15/13
Dueling briefs in
PUC process, Siskiyou Daily News,
posted to KBC 8/6/12.
Senator Doug LaMalfa,
Calif. 4th District, and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, 2nd District, letter to Calif.
PUC objecting to power surcharge to destroy Klamath River hydropower dams
even when Klamath Agreement does not have public or congressional support,
posted to KBC 7/24/12.
Rate Increase to Destroy Klamath Dams: Congressman McClintock letter to
California PUC 7/17/12. "...regarding
PacifiCorp's application to accelerate the collection of the $13.76 million
Klamath surcharge authorized by the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement.
I object to this request to impose another rate increase on PacifiCorp's
California customers based upon the unlikelihood that Congress will ever pass
the KHSA into law...As chairman of the Water and Power Subcommittee of the House
Natural Resources Committee I can tell you that sentiment in the House is very
much opposed to destroying four hydroelectric dams capable of producing 155 MW
of reliable hydroelectricity and the concomitant destruction of the Iron Gate
fish hatchery that produces 5 million salmon smolts each year...."
PacifiCorp seeks ITPs for Klamath dam
operations, Siskiyou Daily News, posted
to KBC 5/11/11. "
NEPA document for Klamath Dams and
Pacificorp May 2011
PacifiCorp continues with dam removal preparations, Capital Press 3/4/11
California judge approves Klamath dam removal surcharge, Siskiyou Daily, posted to KBC 2/25/11. "The ruling, issued by Judge Karen V. Clopton, approves PacifiCorpís request to add a $13.76 million surcharge for its approximately 45,000 California customers to cover its obligation for dam removal costs under the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement."
PacifiCorp, counties reach dam deal, H&N, posted
to KBC 11/14/10. "Opponents
of the dam removal had argued for years that local
residents had been excluded from negotiations."
Appeals court upholds Klamath power rate hike,
Capital Press 10/5/10
KLAMATH OFF-PROJECT WATER USERS, INC. v. PACIFICORP,
Sept. 29, 2010
RE: Requests for Rate
Increases Pacific Power, letter to Calif. PUC by
Siskiyou County Supervisor District 5 9/3/10. "Siskiyou
County is subject to temperature extremes of as much
as 110 degrees F and -27 degrees F. Snowfall can be
several feet high. Elevation of populated areas can
be as high as 4,000 feet...This could be a
potentially life-threatening increase."
Pacific Power rate increase
PacifiCorp to raise rates, Capital Press, posted to KBC
PacifiCorp to resubmit water quality
application, Mt Shasta News, Frank Galusha
Warren Buffett-owned subsidiary that operates
several hydropower-producing dams on the Klamath
intends to resubmit its request for
certification, according Art Sasse, a PacifiCorp
Dam transfer considered,
talking with government officials,
H&N posted 6/11/08
PRESS RELEASE: PacifiCorp disputes California
Energy Commissionís Klamath model and report,
3/12/07. "CA Energy Consultingís evaluation
found that the CECís model is riddled with
errors in the inputs, methodology and key
assumptions, and that these errors
inappropriately bias the results of the model
PacifiCorp PRESS RELEASE: PacifiCorp continues
with Klamath licensing process, settlement
discussions, posted to KBC 2/14/07, "PacifiCorp
does not own enough generating capacity to
supply its customersí energy requirements. For
this reason, the company highly values its
dependable hydro resources. The Klamath
Hydroelectric Project is the companyís third
largest hydro project, and on average can supply
the needs of 70,000 homes each year."