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Mississippi Power wants Supreme Court rehearing

The Supreme Court majority said the PSC failed to comply with the Act (did not determine if Kemper is prudent as required by Act) and exceeded its authority. It said the PSC deprived customers of due process rights when it didn’t make the company tell them about the multibillion dollar plant, its certification and rate […]

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A good beginning

The Mississippi Supreme Court voted to rescind Mississippi Power Company’s 18 percent rate increase to prepay for part of its experimental Kemper County Lignite Plant. It also ordered the company to refund $281 million of prepayments to date to customers. The 5-4 vote was on February 12. On that same day in 1878 F.W. Thayer […]

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Trees

It was bound to end badly

One of the most costly government actions is the administration’s war on coal. It is the fuel for about half of the country’s electricity and one of the cheapest sources of energy. Kelley Williams, chair, Bigger Pie Forum,  February 4, 2015 | northsidesun.com IT WASN’T TRUE LOVE when the green energy philanderer hooked up with […]

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Stupid Voters

Stupid Voters.

“Grubered” voters. Now that stupid voters realize they were Grubered, they really don’t like Obamacare and those responsible for it. Half of the senators responsible for it are no longer senators. The major news sources which sat on the videos are also responsible. Kelley  Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum,  December 8, 2014 “Mama says stupid is as […]

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Sly Stallone

Just finish it!

SO’s investors don’t like the Kemper project. Why? The company can’t finish Kemper’s chemical plant. It is supposed to turn worthless lignite (low grade coal) into an inexpensive substitute for cheap natural gas. It’s a failed Frankenstein experiment. By Kelley Williams | Bigger Pie Forum, Chair | www.biggerpieforum.org | December 5, 2014 “Ain’t gonna be […]

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Fire Explosion

Could the Kemper plant explode?

There are good reasons to be concerned that the Kemper County Lignite Plant under con-struction by Mississippi Power could explode if started up. So, will it ever start up? Probably not. Here’s why. Kelley Williams | Chair, Bigger Pie Forum | www.biggerpieforum.org | October 7, 2014 There are good reasons to be concerned that the […]

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A better way

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation lies 10,000 – 15,000 feet below the surface of the south west corner of Mississippi and extends west and south into to Louisiana. It contains billions of barrels of crude oil. Its existence has been known for decades… If successful, they will have a big economic impact on the entire […]

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Turtles all the way down

Kemper: Turtles all the way down.

Kemper’s fantasy is that worthless lignite can be turned into a syn gas substitute for natural gas in an experimental plant and burned in a slightly modified conventional natural gas plant to produce electricity cheaper than from natural gas. Kelley Williams,  Chair Bigger Pie Forum,  August 27, 2014 A myth is a widely held false […]

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