Up, up and away: Kemper Project costs increase by $25 million

By   /  September 2, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Kemper Project costs increased by $25 million in July according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The total cost of the power plant is up to $6.253 billion.

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Increased education spending doesn’t always equal better results

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Education, Mississippi, State Budgets  /  No Comments

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Increased education spending in Mississippi doesn’t always lead to better results according to an examination of data by a school-choice group.

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Delaware city pushes government Internet in saturated market

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Delaware, Economy, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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One reason the city wants to move in on the market is that they see the project as a potential revenue stream.

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Blanton asks court to stop new Mississippi Power rate increase

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Thomas Blanton asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to stop a new Mississippi Power rate increase that’s the same amount as one rescinded by the court.

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Mississippians could face higher utility bills under Clean Power Plan

By   /  August 20, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Jobs + Growth, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Mississippi leaders have criticized EPA regulations governing power plant greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Power Plan, that could raise utility bills.

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Kemper carbon dioxide buyer says plan is still in place

By   /  August 18, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power and Denbury Resources insist contracts to supply Kemper Project carbon dioxide to the oil recovery company will be productive for both.

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