According to a new report from an independent monitor, the $7 billion Kemper Project clean coal power plant narrowly avoided a serious accident in October when 1,750 degree synthesis gas backed up into the coal feed system.
U.S. taxpayers could be joining Mississippi Power ratepayers on the hook for the soaring costs of the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.
Jackson attorney Bob Waller, who owns Veterans Cab, told the Jackson City Council’s planning committee on Oct. 6 that the arrival of Uber in the city had reduced his business in half.
Mississippi regulators are expressing concern about how much it could cost to operate the Kemper Project clean coal power plant after the utility admitted the facility could cost $1 billion to run over its first five years in operation, 288 percent more than original estimates.
When talking about the Kemper Project clean coal power plant, it’s easy to get hung up on the plant’s capital costs, now up to nearly $6.9 billion.
Running afoul of anti-competitive taxi regulations has its consequences in Jackson and can even result in your arrest.
Mississippi state employees took trips to Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Jackson Hole, and Florida’s Gulf Coast in fiscal 2016, with state and federal taxpayers picking up most of the nearly $7 million tab.
By Steve Wilson / August 30, 2016 / www.MississippiWatchdog.org There was a time when Southern Company dismissed natural gas as an antique of the early industrial age. But that was in 2006, when the powerful regional utility operator was lobbying government officials to subsidize a Kemper County plant. The Kemper project would transform the […]
Mississippi is proving it’s hard to tie student outcomes to superintendent pay, as many district leaders with large salaries aren’t seeing much academic success
Because of a $19 million mistake made by three Mississippi education officials, the state might have to cut or even eliminate after-school programs funded by a federal grant program