The river is primed for another major flood. It has a record 16 foot head start. But there is still time to reduce this – and the odds of a major flood.
Kemper flunks Economics 101. The PSC flunks Human Nature 101. Customers don’t want to pay more to make environmentalists happy – or to pay for the PSC’s and Mississippi Power’s mistakes. They shouldn’t have to.
The Mississippi River Commission held a public hearing in Natchez last Wednesday aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. It got an earful.
The engineering answer is simple. The politics aren’t. Here’s the story.
Surprise! Southern Company announced a $43 million cost increase for the Kemper Lignite plant its Mississippi Power sub is building.
Kelley Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum, July 9, 2016 President Obama’s model for “Clean Coal” has gone awry according to the New York Times. That’s Mississippi Power’s Kemper County Lignite Plant. We’ve been writing about this boondoggle for years. The NYT weighed in this week with a two page spread. Bigger Pie provided some information […]
What do Donald Trump, the Kemper County Lignite Plant, and Mississippi River floods have in common? The Overton Window explains all three. Yeh, sure. What’s the Overton Window?
What if Mississippi’s politicians got fired up and got back in the flood trading game? And worked a deal to speed the floods to the sea – all the way to the sea?
Southern buried the investigation in the last paragraph on page 25 of its 303 page 10Q quarterly report filed Thursday May 5. But Bloomberg and other news services found it anyway.
“It’s still flooding in Mississippi – more frequent, longer, higher floods”. Is this the new normal?