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Judge Denies Sierra Club's Challenge to $3 Billion Mississippi Coal Plant

A Mississippi judge has ruled against the Sierra Club's attempt to invalidate the licensing for a $3 billion coat plant granted to Mississippi Power Co. Inc. and South Mississippi Electric Power Association by the Mississippi Public Service Commission. 
December 19, 2012

A Mississippi judge has ruled against the Sierra Club's attempt to invalidate the licensing for a $3 billion coat plant granted to Mississippi Power Co. Inc. and South Mississippi Electric Power Association by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.  The court held that policy decisions on long-term solutions for fuel diversity and price stability of fuels used in electric generation should be left to the Public Service Commission and not the judicial branch.  The Sierra Club intends to appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court.  Read more here (subscription required).

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