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The Kemper County Clean Lignite Plant

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The Boundary Dam Power Station in Saskatchewan, owned by SaskPower

Unsealed Kemper Project records could be revealing

“Bill Kelly, a CPA and subcontractor for AECOM who runs the accounting component of the independent monitor team, said the increase amounted to 95 percent of total project cost and amounted to a “material weakness in internal control over financial reporting” You might call this cooking the books.

The Kemper combined cycle plant

Lawsuit alleges fraud over ‘goliath’ Kemper Project power plant

Mississippi’s Kemper Project integrated coal gasification power plant hasn’t generated any power off its primary fuel, but it has generated one thing in bunches: lawsuits.

Kemper County IGCC Plant

Former manager: Southern Company lied about Kemper schedule

As we’ve been saying …

Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning, right, and Mississippi Power CEO Ed Holland welcome U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

Wingo: I told Southern CEO Fanning that Kemper timeline was a fraud

Records show muzzled former Kemper construction supervisor warned Mississippi Power and Southern Co. executives that they were reporting false construction timelines for completion of the multi-billion dollar Kemper plant in their filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and to the investing public

Kemper IGCC Power Plant

Former regulator: Kemper Project costs passed on to Alabamians

The Southern Company is spreading the costs of Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project “clean coal” power plant to at least one of its other subsidiaries