Mississippi licenses more occupations than only four other states. The people responsible for granting licenses are, in many cases, in the same business as those they license.
Southern violates the first law of holes: when you are in a hole, quit digging. It keeps throwing good money after bad at its Mississippi Kemper Lignite Project. That may be because it thinks it’s throwing customer’s money. That will be the case if Mississippi’s Public Service Commission makes customers pay for Southern’s mistakes. The […]
Mississippi Power continues to struggle to get its Kemper Project clean coal power plant operational. None of the issues keeping the facility from getting up and running have easy solutions.
The record January flood was unusual. But major floods aren’t. Mississippi has had seven in the last ten years.
Our view: Parents need to assert their rights on schools There are all sorts of movements seeking expanded rights in our nation. Gay rights. Gun rights. Women’s rights. But there is no movement on the right of parents to choose the best school for their child. Too many public school districts and individual schools have […]
“The review of Mississippi Power’s ratings considers the declining competitiveness of the Kemper Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) plant as project costs have continued to rise, operating costs are increasing, and natural gas prices remain low…” and “The review also reflects the continued inability of the company to place the plant into service, with nine […]
The Kemper Project clean coal power plant has been generating electricity using natural gas since 2014, but now the facility is generating something else for its owner — lawsuits.
Bigger Pie has been advocating for the reform of Mississippi’s very lax campaign fund raising, spending and reporting laws for some time. We applaud the current reform efforts as covered in this Clarion Ledger article but reserve congratulations until we see the final product and read the fine print.
It is time for the PSC to acknowledge the naked facts and Rule the lignite portions of Kemper Not Useful.
Committees met frequently during the fourth week of the 2017 legislative session, as next Tuesday’s deadline to have House Bills out of their corresponding committees quickly approaches.