Archive | January 27th, 2011

Miss. Power wants another rate increase

January 27, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Here we go again. The Kemper County clean coal plant got approved this summer, but Mississippi Power Company (MPC) and the state Public Service Commission are still continuing the coal vs. natural gas debate that we first began writing about in December 2009. This time the subject is MPC’s coal-fired Plant Daniel […]

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Oh, Canada

January 27, 2011

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By Wally Northway When Stephen Brereton speaks, Mississippians should listen, particularly business people. Brereton is consulate general of Canada, the Magnolia State’s top trading partner. More than 67,000 Mississippians hold jobs due to Canadian trade, which is valued at approximately $1.5 billion. That’s a bunch of zeroes that are hard to ignore. Brereton and aides […]

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