Active Resolutions

A membership grassroots process determines NWPPA’s annual slate of resolutions. This process begins with NWPPA members and staff individually or collectively drafting proposed resolutions or preparing comments on existing resolutions prior to submitting them to NWPPA for presentation to the Government Relations Committee (GRC).

Resolution NumberIndex of 2019 NWPPA Resolutions.DOCX.PDF
2019-01Energy Efficiency.DOCX.PDF
2019-02In Support of All Hydropower as a Renewable Resource.DOCX.PDF
2019-03Protecting the Bulk Electric System from Cyber and Physical Attacks.DOCX.PDF
2019-04Reliability Standards and Defining Resiliency.DOCX.PDF
2019-05In support of Local Decision-Making for DER Integration.DOCX.PDF
2019-06Opposition to Changing the Role and Rates of the Power Marketing Administrations.DOCX.PDF
2019-07Urging EPA Consideration of Economic Impacts on Utilities when Developing Environmental Regulations and Principles for Greenhouse Gas Reduction from the Electric Sector.DOCX.PDF
2019-08Support for Tax-Exempt Financing.DOCX.PDF
2019-09Safeguarding Local Control Ð FCC & Pole Attachments.DOCX.PDF
2019-10In Support of Small Modular Reactors.DOCX.PDF
2019-11Urging Consideration of Economic Impacts of the Endangered Species Act.DOCX.PDF
2019-12In Support of Improved Efforts, by Utilities and the Federal Government, to Respond to Natural Disasters (Mutual Aid).DOCX.PDF
2019-13In Support of Grid Modernization Assistance.DOCX.PDF
2019-14Rural Utility Service.DOCX.PDF
2019-15Ensuring Adequate Federal Funds to Combat and Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires.DOCX.PDF
2019-16In Support of Rural Broadband Deployment and Use.DOCX.PDF
2019-17Support Use of Drones by Consumer-Owned Utilities.DOCX.PDF
2018-16Vegetation Management and Fire Prevention on Rights of Way.DOCX.PDF
2018-18Public Power Support of Electric Vehicle Policies.DOCX.PDF

Archived Resolutions

Resolution NumberArchived Resolutions
Resolution
2020-13
In Support of Grid Modernization Assistance
Resolution
2020-17
Support Use of Drones by Consumer-Owned Utilities
Resolution
10-2016
Preservation of Local Decision-Making in Organized Markets
Resolution
40-2016
Regulation of Utility Operations-Related Swaps
Resolution
39-2012
Holistic Approach to Energy, Transmission and Environmental Policy
Resolution
38-2012
Western Governor’s Association Energy Initiatives
Resolution
37-2012
Climate Change
Resolution
36-2010
Effective Management and the Operation of the Columbia River System
Resolution
35-2010
Energy Resource Development as a National Security Issue
Resolution
34-2009
Support for Cost-Effective Wildlife Mitigation Programs at Multi-purpose Dams
Resolution
33-2009
Support for Alaska Low Sulfur Fuel Requirements Waiver
Resolution
32-2008
Reauthorization and Reform of the Endangered Species Act
Resolution
31-2007
Support for Alaska Coal, Fuel and Mercury Content Waivers
Resolution
30-2007
Support of Federal Emergency Disaster Assistance
Resolution
29-2007
Support for the Ability of Public Power Systems to Provide Advanced Communication Services and Promotion of Pro-consumer Policies
Resolution
28-2007
Support of Increased LIHEAP Funding
Resolution
27-2006
Support for the Completion of the Control Area for the Sierra Nevada Region of the Western Area Power Administration
Resolution
26-2006
Support of GTA Contracts and Equality of Service
Resolution
25-2006
Opposition to Hours of Service Regulations for Electric Utilities
Resolution
24-2006
Infrastructure Security and Security Costs
Resolution
23-2006
Opposition to the Application of FERC’s Standard Market Design or Other Iterations
Resolution
22-2006
Equal Treatment of all Northwest Industries Served Directly and Indirectly by BPA
Resolution
20-2006
Support for Construction and Completion of the Trans-Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Project
Resolution
19-2006
Support for Reform & Reauthorization of the Renewable Energy Production Incentive Program
Resolution
18-2006
Support for Avoiding ‘Cost Creep’ in Fish Funding
Resolution
17-2006
Evaluation of Proposals for Electric Industry Restructuring
Resolution
16-2006
Broadband Network Infrastructure and Telecommunications Services
Resolution
14-2006
U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Strict Liability Policy
Resolution
13-2006
Support of FERC Regulation and Hydro Licensing
Resolution
12-2006
Support for Preserving Public Power’s Traditional Financing Methods
Resolution
11-2006
Support for Tax-Exempt Financing
Resolution
10-2006
Support for Northwest Irrigated Agriculture
Resolution
09-2006
Support of the Rural Utilities Services (RUS) Program
Resolution
08-2006
Support of the Local Control of Retail Rate Setting and Conservation and Renewables Programs
Resolution
07-2006
Support of the Preference Clause
Resolution
06-2005
Support for the Establishment of a Federal Control Area for the Sierra Nevada Region of the Western Area Power Administration
Resolution
05-2005
Accidental Wildlife Electrocutions
Resolution
04-2005
Opposition to the Advancement of the Kyoto Protocol
Resolution
03-2005
Opposition to Efforts to Deny Disaster Relief to State and Local Government Agencies
Resolution
02-2005
Opposition to Reservoir Drawdown or Damn Breaching Practices Without Scientific Justification
Resolution
01-2005
Regional and International Cooperation