Kemper County IGCC Power Plant

KEMPER: RIGHT THE WRONGS

The PSC knowingly treating Kemper lignite gasification investment, operating and maintenance costs as a utility rather than the fuel factory they are, allowed Mississippi Power Co. (MPC) to play Three-Card Monte with customers as their mark.

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Mississippi’s pension system one of nation’s worst

MORTAL DANGER: Mississippi’s unfunded liability with its state pension system ranks high among the states according to a recent study. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | November 12, 2014 Got $18,722 to spare for each resident of the Magnolia State? That’s each Mississippian’s share of the state’s growing unfunded liabilities in its defined-benefit pension system. Good luck […]

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Radio tower

Mississippi radio group has gotten $8 million from taxpayers

“Does a steady gravy train of state/taxpayer advertising money turn media watchdogs into lapdogs?” By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | September 3, 2014 A Mississippi radio group is an all-too-frequent feeder at the state trough. TeleSouth Communications, which owns 14 radio stations throughout the state and broadcasts the SuperTalk Mississippi network, has received $8,229,294.45 in advertising […]

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Kemper facility aerial view

Clean coal power plants face serious problems

So-called clean coal power plants might not be the answer to new EPA regulations governing the reduction of carbon dioxide. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | June 5, 2014 So-called clean coal power plants might not be the answer to new EPA regulations governing the reduction of carbon dioxide. The EPA released Monday new requirements for Mississippi that would force […]

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MEC Set to Celebrate Mississippi's Creative Economy

State’s Creative Economy potential to be focus of MEC annual meeting

Leaders from across the state are showing great confidence in the direction Mississippi is moving and in the ability to improve its economic competitiveness Leaders from across the state are showing great confidence in the direction Mississippi is moving and in the ability to improve its economic competitiveness, the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) says in […]

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