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2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Dennison, Mike HELENA - PPL Montana, the state's largest electric power producer, owes the state $41 million in back rent for using state- owned riverbeds at its hydroelectric dams, a state judge has ruled. District Judge Thomas Honzel of Helena, whose ruling was filed late Friday afternoon, said PPL should pay the state rent based on a percentage of its power sales profits going back to 2000 - a method proposed by a state-hired expert. Honzel said the riverbeds under PPL Montana's...


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