Pacific Northwest Generating Coop. v. Bonneville Power Admin., No. 09-70228 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Pacific Northwest Generating Coop. v. Bonneville Power Admin., No. 09-70228

In a petition for review of Respondent power administration's decision to execute an amended contract with an aluminum company, agreeing to make a payment to the aluminum company so it could purchase power from one of Respondent's competitors, the petition is granted, where the transaction was not consistent with sound business principles.

Read Pacific Northwest Generating Coop. v. Bonneville Power Admin., No. 09-70228

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted July 7, 2009

Filed August 28, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Berzon

Counsel

For Petitioners:

Erick Johnson, Lake Oswego, OR

Mark R. Thompson, Portland, OR

For Respondent:

Randy A. Roach, General Counsel, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR

Timothy A. Johnson, Assistant General Counsel, Portland, OR