Commissioner Waddell has made waves in stilled waters.  By questioning the goals and claims of a power industry trade organization which the Clallam PUD has long supported, Waddell has alienated the leadership of the Public Power Council and caused the expulsion of Clallam PUD from the group, incidentally saving the ratepayers the $22,597 in annual dues for this year.  Waddell has pointed out that there may be benefits to the removal of the four Lower Snake River dams through his involvement with Dam Sense,

Here in Jefferson County, our PUD is a current member of the Public Power Council, whose goal is the preserve and enhance the benefits of the Federal Columbia River Power System for it’s member utilities.


Public Power Council expels Clallam PUD