A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire

PBS aired the broadcast premiere of "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet" on Earth Day, April 22.

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Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate

Heather McTeer Toney, the new Southeast EPA Administrator, published an Op-Ed in the Jackson Free Press (and other papers) celebrating Earth Day by explaining how everyone can lower emissions by becoming energy efficient. This year's Earth Day theme is: "Act on Climate."

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THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC)

The IPCC embodies a unique opportunity to provide rigorous and balanced scientific information to decision-makers because of its scientific and intergovernmental nature. Participation in the IPCC is open to all member countries of the WMO and United Nations.

Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens

Tallamy Event Poster

Doug Tallamy, Chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, is the author of "Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants." He will speak on April 14 in Oxford. See details in full article. Check out his website: http://bringingnaturehome.net/

Mississippi Power Tries to Keep Public, Sierra Club out of Kemper Expense Proceedings

The Kemper Project, so far.

JACKSON, MS – Mississippi Power Company (MPC) shocked consumers when it asked the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) Friday afternoon (Feb. 21) to block the Sierra Club from participating in the proceedings to determine how much customers should pay for the company’s over budget, months-delayed Kemper County coal plant. The proceedings, known as prudency review, are the only opportunity for consumer advocates and the public to ask tough questions and challenge Mississippi Power’s attempts to charge customers billions for the coal plant.

OPPOSITION TO KEMPER PLANT GROWS: STATE LAWMAKERS FILE BILLS TO REPEAL MISSISSIPPI POWER BOND LAW

JACKSON, MS - BY LOUIE MILLER JANUARY 29, 2014
As the movement against the Kemper County coal plant continues to grow, Mississippi State Representative Jeff Guice (R-Ocean Springs) and Senator Albert Butler (D-Port Gibson) have introduced bills to repeal last year’s legislation authorizing Mississippi Power Company to issue bonds and force customers to pay for them.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE BILLION DOLLAR BOND REPEAL BILL

jACKSON MS JANUARY 22 2014
BY LOUIE MILLER
The Senate KEMPER BILLION DOLLAR BOND REPEAL bill has been given a number and a committee assignment. It is Senate Bill 2569, introduced by Sen. Albert Butler D-Port Gibson. It has been singly referred to the Senate Energy Committee Chaired by Sen.Terry Burton R-Newton. Attached you will find documents listing the contact information for the members of the House Utilities Committee, Senate Energy Committee, our bill sponsor and the LT. Governor. Please contact any or all of them immediately and ask them to support this legislation.

Mississippi Power Customers: CALCULATE YOUR KEMPER BILL

home electric power meter

An easy-to-use calculator that shows how much money in your Mississippi Power bill is going for building the Kemper energy facility, not for the electricity you use.

WE HIT A HOME RUN!

JACKSON, MS
JANUARY 7TH, 2014
BY LOUIE MILLER

The long awaited Chancery Court Hearing on the Sierra Club and Gulf Restoration Network challenge to the Mississippi Development Authority's so-called rules allowing seismic, leasing and drilling came to pass yesterday.

UPDATE ON THE HINDS COUNTY CHANCERY COURT HEARING WITH MEDIA LINKS

JACKSON January 6, 2014
Update from the Hinds County Chancery Court
Click here for WLOX coverage: includes Louie Miller, Stan Flint and Louis Skrmetta.

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