Kemper County Clean Coal Power Plant

Judge to look again at releasing Kemper records

…evidence of inflated projections could help opponents argue that Kemper has been imprudent all along. A judge will sort out which records about Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County power plant should be released to a group that opposes the plant. The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hinds County Chancery Judge Dewayne Thomas should release […]

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Kelley Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum

A Better Economic Development Policy

…an economic development policy that encourages private investments by knowledgeable businesses and individuals with skin in the game has a better chance of working than “next generation technology investments” picked by the governor and the Mississippi Development Authority. A better economic development policy I recently wrote about Mississippi’s efforts to create jobs by backing new […]

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Kemper "On the Record"

On October 20th, Bigger Pie Forum board member Ashby Foote, III, and retired consultant Charles Grayson joined John Johnson of WTOK for an extended discussion of the issues surrounding the Kemper County power plant. On October 20th, Bigger Pie Forum board member Ashby Foote, III, and retired consultant Charles Grayson joined John Johnson of WTOK […]

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Faulty Assumptions Led Kemper Down Wrong Track

WTOK gets the take of business consultants Charles Grayson and Ashby Foote on the Kemper County coal plant. WTOK gets the take of business consultants Charles Grayson and Ashby Foote on the Kemper County coal plant in this clip from October 20, 2013. Grayson says the plant was justified on faulty assumptions and thinks the […]

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Kemper: Good Investment of Dollars for Mississippi?

With the EPA set to propose new carbon emission rules and hold forth the Kemper clean coal plant as a representative of carbon capture and storage technology, Bloomberg reviews the Kemper saga of cost overruns and controversy. With the EPA set to propose new carbon emission rules and hold forth the Kemper clean coal plant […]

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Bigger Pie Video: The Faces of Kemper

Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Upcoming electricity bill increases due to Mississippi Power Company’s $4-billion clean coal plant under construction in Kemper […]

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