Comments for: Rumford mill, Portland company also face multimillion-dollar FERC fines

Posted July 19, 2012, at 5:02 p.m.
Last modified July 20, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.

A Portland company that advised the Rumford paper mill on its participation in an electricity program five years ago faces $8.7 million of the $26.4 million in fines federal regulators are seeking for the alleged defrauding of New England ratepayers, federal documents revealed Thursday. Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory …


An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the relationship between Competitive Energy Services and Lincoln Paper & Tissue LLC. A spokesman for CES said Friday that it never worked for the paper mill and Lincoln Paper and Tissue owner Keith Van Scotter was referring to another company when he said that Lincoln Paper and Tissue had failed to receive any instruction on how to handle its participation in an energy management program.

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