Skeletons in the Closet

Obama, Kemper, Haley, and Mabus

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 […]

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Two (Similar) Perspectives on Kemper

Dentist and author Dr. Ed Holliday offered his opinion of the clean coal power plant in a February 8th “Point-Counterpoint” column that ran in the Daily Journal. Rev. James Hull, a journalist and political consultant, responded with a similar dislike of the project, comparing it to the infamous “Beef Plant” and reminding us of its […]

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Commissioner says no to Mississippi Power charging customers for MEI payment

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley argues that the Commission should not allow Mississippi Power Company to charge ratepayers $45,000 it paid for membership with the Mississippi Energy Institute, because he considers the Institute a lobbying group. At the most recent Public Service Commission meeting, Commissioner Brandon Presley raised the issue of Mississippi Power Company seeking […]

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