The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the US District Court, Washington, DC, by the Southeastern Federal Power Customers Inc.(SFPC) against the US Secretary of Army and the US Army Corps of Engineers. No hearings have been scheduled, according to Pinckney Roberts, an attorney and president of SFPC, which is made up of 21 nonprofit rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities that serve customers in eight states. Attorneys with the Corps of Engineers were unavailable for comment.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 12, 2000 (PRNewswire) — At its December 12 meeting, the regional Emergency Response Team (ERT) terminated its level 2 warning of a Northwest power shortage. The ERT did not drop down to a level 1 but recalled the warning status altogether. The termination is in effect immediately.