Power Co-Op Antitrust Suit Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 12:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down a bid by Western Farmers Electric Cooperative to toss a member rural electric co-op's allegations that it tried to monopolize the Oklahoma energy market and charge different prices to different member co-ops in violation of a supply agreement.

Judge Joe Heaton of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma on Monday denied WFEC's motion to dismiss the People's Electric Cooperative's complaint.

Judge Heaton decided the plaintiff had alleged sufficient information for the case to proceed further, counsel...
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