The Kemper County Lignite Plant is a cancer in Mississippi's economy. Bigger Pie has done an extensive body of work regarding the Kemper Plant through the years. From the beginning, the plant's additional capacity was not needed. For years, the building of this plant soared over budget and time constraints ending up costing over $7 billion and 7 years to construct a plant which ultimately did not work.
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?
The Kemper Project is a controversial clean coal power plant that’s designed to convert lignite coal mined on site into a natural gas-like substance called synthesis gas to fuel its electricity-generating turbines.
We challenged conventional wisdom and established authority and suffered the consequences (destroy the heretic) – but have been vindicated.
Kemper timeline from start to finish.
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.
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