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Press Release
Commission to Hold Hearing on PGE Sale
December 9, 2004 (2004-028) (UM 1121)
Contacts:  Lee Beyer, Chairman, 503 378-6611; John Savage, Commissioner, 503 378-6611; Ray Baum, Commissioner, 503 378-6611; Bob Valdez, Public Information Officer, 503 378-8962
Salem, Or. – The Oregon Public Utility Commission will take up the proposed sale of Portland General Electric (PGE) to Oregon Electric Utility Holding Company (OEUC) on Dec. 13, 2004 when it listens to oral arguments by the various participants in the case.
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Commission Hearing Room at 550 Capitol Street, Salem, Oregon.
Testimony will be limited to 14 parties in the case who have requested an opportunity to testify before the Commission.
The hearing is another opportunity for the Commission to receive comments for and against the proposed sale.
Each party will have ten minutes to make its "best case" argument. After each argument, the Commissioners may ask questions.
The Commission intends to issue a decision early next year.
Oregon Electric Utility Company, LLC
Portland General Electric Company
Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities
Associated Oregon Industries
Citizens’ Utility Board
City of Portland
Utility Reform Project
Portland Building Owners and Managers Association
Renewable Northwest Project
Bonneville Power Association/Eugene Water and Electric Board
Strategic Energy, LLC
Staff, Public Utility Commission of Oregon
Media may listen to the proceedings by calling 503-365-4439 and entering 6782 followed by # sign.
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