May 30, 2024 - News

Rose City Rundown

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⚡️ Portland General Electric agreed to acquire a 20% stake in North Plains Connector. (Axios Pro)

  • The move will connect three major U.S. electricity markets, enabling them to trade power across huge swaths of the country.

🥫 Campbell's plans to close the Pacific Foods Tualatin plant by 2026 and lay off 330 employees. (The Oregonian)

  • The company said the facility cannot accommodate increased consumer demand.

🍇 In a new lawsuit, nearly 30 Oregon winemakers and vineyards allege PacifiCorp's decision to not turn off power lines during the 2020 Labor Day wildfires contributed to smoke tainting grapes and hurting sales. (OPB)

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