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A three-barrel transformer-mounted pole was installed just steps in front of Mary Batson’s northeast Portland home without her notification, which caused a water main break. Pacific Power accepted responsibility but may also have to move it because it was installed improperly.

A three-barrel transformer-mounted pole was installed just steps in front of Mary Batson’s northeast Portland home without her notification, which caused a water main break. Pacific Power accepted responsibility but may also have to move it because it was installed improperly.

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Homeowner Fights Back:

When power pole for development placed at her house

The unintended consequence of the construction of new luxury housing in inner northeast Portland left one African American homeowner and longtime resident with a transformer-mounted pole directly in front of her house, without any prior notice.