Vermont AG’s office admits it blocked public records release based on requesters’ politics

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, News, Open Records, Power Abuse, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A lawsuit has revealed that the Vermont AG’s office chooses which public records requests to honor after Googling for political biases.

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Mississippi Power announces yet another operational date for the Kemper Project

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power says its Kemper Project clean coal power plant will be operational by April 30 running on synthesis gas made from lignite.

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Giant Vermont solar array may curtail other, cheaper renewable energy projects

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A new solar project spanning about 150 acres and generating 20 megawatts of capacity stands to become the largest solar installation in the Green Mountain State, but it may curtail cheaper renewable energy projects.

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First Amendment rights still in peril following climate-change probes

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, First Amendment, Free Speech, National, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute was caught in the crosshairs of an aggressive prosecutorial campaign led by climate change zealots in state attorneys general offices.

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Southern Company hit with fifth lawsuit over Kemper Project delays, costs

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Judiciary, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Utility giant the Southern Company was served Tuesday with its fifth lawsuit concerning delays and cost overruns with the Kemper Project.

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Climate Change critics: Trump order rolling back Obama plan a big win for Wisconsin

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Federal government, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

…”This bureaucratic boondoggle would have cost our state dearly in job losses, rate hikes, and lost economic potential.”

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