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Entergy's Leonard backs President's plan

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy chairman and CEO J. Wayne Leonard has issued a statement in support of President Barack Obama’s energy policy. Leonard, who has been a leading industry advocate for action on comprehensive climate change legislation, issued the following statement: “We support the President’s decision to establish an Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage. It sends a ...

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Cap-and-trade bill finds few friends in state

Legislation now in senators’ hands The goal of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, commonly referred to as the Waxman-Markey bill, is to create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy. Who could be opposed to that? Well, Waxman-Markey passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a scant ...

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Keeping Mississippi powered with smart vision

When it comes to jobs, financial security, the environment and our children’s future, Mississippi’s energy policies are critically important.  Simply put, we better get our energy policy right. Over the next generation, our state should see strong growth in three sectors of the economy:  automotive; aerospace; and, biotechnology. Mississippi must have affordable and reliable energy sources to encourage and power ...

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