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Kemper plant costs revised upward again

April 2, 2014

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The cost of Mississippi Power’s controversial plant being built in Kemper County is rising again. The Southern Co. says it will cost at least another $177 million to finish the power plant it’s building in eastern Mississippi’s Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.2 billion The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co. said yesterday […]

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Mississippi Phosphates back in the news — this time it’s merely taxes

October 9, 2013

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Pascagoula-based Mississippi Phosphates Corp. is back in the headlines again, this time over nonpayment of taxes totaling more than $666,000. However, that’s pretty tame compared to the challenges and issues the plant has faced over the past decade or so. The Jackson County tax collector told county supervisors the fertilizer manufacturer owes more than a […]

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German automotive component-maker breaks ground in Delta

September 24, 2013

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A German automotive components company has broken ground in the Delta for a new plant. Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Feuer Powertrain GmbH held an announcement and groundbreaking ceremony today in Tunica at the future site of the company’s first U.S. manufacturing operations. The project represents a $140-million corporate investment and will create 300 new […]

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Entergy utilities receive green light for MISO — Regulators clear path for $1.4 billion in projected customer savings

November 15, 2012

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NEW ORLEANS – Paving the way for significant customer savings, regulators in New Orleans and Mississippi today issued decisions supporting proposals by the Entergy operating companies they regulate to join the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, or MISO, in December 2013. These actions complete all of the retail regulatory decisions needed for the six Entergy […]

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