Pacific Power Wants to Keep Coal in Your Christmas Stocking
A little more than 2 years ago, CUB wrote a blog post entitled, “Pacific Power Doesn’t Think Things Through”in which we talked about how Pacific Power seemed hell-bent on keeping coal plants running indefinitely. CUB was convinced that Pacific Power was investing millions of dollars to retrofit its coal plants without properly considering whether it would be cheaper to phase out the plant, like PGE is doing with Boardman. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) ended up convinced too, and penalized Pacific Power to the tune of $17 million. Fast forward to today: while Pacific Power might...Read More>>
CUB Celebrates 30 Years, 80’s Style
Almost exactly 30 years ago, in November 1984, CUB was founded by initiative process and an overwhelmingly positive vote of… Read More>>
CUB Digs Into the Portland Budget Process
Portland’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Work is already underway to develop 2015-2016 budgets for the… Read More>>
Changing Climate: 2014 CUB Conference Videos Now Online!
CUB Wraps Up Utility Oversight Commission’s Final Meeting
Last night (Monday, November 24th, 2014) the Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission held its third public hearing followed by a… Read More>>
You’re Invited: CUB’s 30th Anniversary Party!
30 Years of CUB: Born in ‘84!
Thursday December 4th, 2014
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