Portland General Electric will finish its draft relicensing application
for the Round Butte Pelton complex of hydroelectric dams on the Deschutes
River before the end of 1998 and expects to file its final application
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the end of 1999.
The license, currently held by PGE, is contested by the Confederated
Tribes of Warm Springs, but, according to PGE, the two applications will
be very different. (For information on Warm Spring tribes’