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Trump proposes selling Northwest's transmission grid

May 25, 2017View for printing

For public power companies - and really all utilities in the Northwest - the proposal will ring alarm bells and resurrect a debate about the control of assets that were built with federal dollars but paid for by local ratepayers.

Buried among the revenue-generating ideas in President Donald Trump's new budget proposal is a plan to sell off publicly owned transmission assets, including those operated by the Bonneville Power Administration.

By Ted Sickinger

tsickinger@oregonian.com

The Oregonian/OregonLive

Full Story: http://www.oregonlive.com/business/i ... river_index

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