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Sierra Club: Poll shows customer opposition to rate hikes via Kemper coal plant

The Kemper County IGCC Project will use state-of-the-art, electric power plant technology called integrated gasification combine cycle (IGCC). The plant might look something like the Leland Olds Station, a lignite-fired electric generating station east of Stanton, N.D.

The Kemper County IGCC Project will use state-of-the-art, electric power plant technology called integrated gasification combine cycle (IGCC). The plant might look something like the Leland Olds Station, a lignite-fired electric generating station east of Stanton, N.D.

The Sierra Club was supposed to release last Thursday the results of a poll meant to gauge Mississippi Power Co. ratepayers’ attitudes toward the Kemper County coal plant.

The environmental group delayed the results because of a hearing in which the Mississippi Public Service Commission reached a rate case settlement with the utility.

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