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The Kemper Clean County Project delayed again.

A Bigger Pie View: Federal government needs to dry up clean coal grants

While energy research is important, there are some experiments that the federal government needs to stop funding.

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Natural Gas

KEMPER LIGNITE GASIFIER: DOOMED AT CONCEPTION, NOT USEFUL

It is time for the PSC to acknowledge the naked facts and Rule the lignite portions of Kemper Not Useful.

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Regulators Gotta Regulate

Regulators gotta regulate 

The PSC has not been useful. It does not deserve customers’ trust. Or the publics’. Or the legislatures’. It does not deserve more responsibility. Can the new Chairman and commissioners restore trust?

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Kemper IGCC Plant

KEMPER PLANT DELAYED AGAIN, COSTS RISING

Mississippi Power says it’s pushing back the start date another month the controversial Kemper County Energy Facility. As MPB’s Mark Rigsby reports, estimated costs for the nearly $7 billion plant continue to increase.

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Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant

Kemper Gasifier: SLOW AGONY, SURE DEATH

The Kemper clean lignite project is a cancer in Mississippi’s economy. It must be treated quickly if Southeast Mississippi’s economy is to avoid an agonizing death spiral.

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Charles Grayson Bigger Pie Forum Board Member

Kemper County power plant almost fully operational

“This will be very expensive even if it fulfills all the promises,” said Bigger Pie Forum Board Member Charles Grayson.

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