Tag Archives: Mississippi Public Service Commission

PSC bars utilities from donating with customer $

March 3, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Today the Mississippi Public Service Commission ruled from the bench that utilities cannot use their customers’ money to donate to charities. “They can however, allow customers to donate money on a voluntary basis through a check box on their bills. No longer will they be able to raise power or gas bills […]

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Judge: Kemper appeal decision in 2 weeks

February 14, 2011

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By Amy McCullough GULFPORT – While lawyers prepared for the hearing upstairs, more than 20 Gulf Coast residents rallied in the lobby of the Harrison County Chancery Court on Feb. 14, as Mississippi Sierra Club director Louie Miller explained a lawsuit with a pair of flip flops. Miller held up a pair of the popular […]

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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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‘Consumers shouldn’t have to foot the bill to sue themselves’

January 14, 2011

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Press release from the office of Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley “Consumers Shouldn’t Have to Foot the Bill to Sue Themselves” PSC adopts Presley’s Motion for New Rule Concerning Utilities Legal Fees JACKSON — Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley led the effort last week to prohibit utility companies from being able to […]

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