Bonneville Hiring Fiasco: BPA Watch Provides a Useful Chronology
Last summer, the Northwest power industry was stunned by the Department of Energy's sudden and unanticipated suspensions
of two highly-respected top-tier executives at the Bonneville Power Administration
, Administrator Bill Drummond and Chief Operating Officer Anita Decker. This week, Seattle attorney Dan Seligman has released a lengthy and carefully researched chronology
of the problems in BPA's compliance with federally-mandated veterans preferences that ultimately caused the suspensions. Seligman's work, based on an extensive review of publicly-available documents, helps makes sense of what appeared at the time to be a bolt from the blue.
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Links to Mr. Seligman's work are provided as a convenience to our readers. GTH takes no responsibility for the content of Mr. Seligman's work or the contents of BPA Watch.