Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mississippi Allows MS Power Co to Continue Building Coal Plant

 Mississippi PSC Allows Southern Co (MS Power) to Continue Building Coal Plant (Important reports from Reuters today, Friday, March 30, 2012 on MS PSC Hearing) Compiled by Tom Baldwin,  Biloxi, MS on March 30, 2012 http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/30/idUSL2E8ETCUG20120330 Fri Mar 30, 2012 … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor of Mississippi Newspapers! Stop Kemper Coal Plant!

At our Occupy Biloxi/Gulfport meeting on Saturday, March 24 we discussed our project to support the Sierra Club in putting a  halt to the construction of the MS Power Kemper Coal Plant.  We decided it would be good to emphasize … Continue reading

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Kemper Coal Plant Update: New Flyer for Distribution!!

Download and print a Flyer for distribution by clicking  Kemper Coal Flyer III, Will’s edits–final:  Mississippi Power Company will raise your electric bill as much as 45% to pay for the expensive, dirty and unnecessary Kemper Coal experiment: unless you … Continue reading

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How Corporatism Works in Mississippi to Enslave and Bankrupt its Citizens–Exhibit I: The Kemper Coal Plant

In what will turn out to be a series of blog posts, I intend to present concrete evidence that major corporations with key elected officials are attempting to exploit the poorest state in the nation by expanding their businesses at … Continue reading

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Know Thine Enemies in Mississippi: PSC Commissioners Bentz and Posey

by Dr. Tom Baldwin, Biloxi, MS* March 19, 2012 {URGENT REQUEST OF ALL MISSISSIPPIANS:  CALL MS PSC COMMISSIONER LEONARD BENTZ at 1-800-356-6429 OR WRITE HIM AT     southern.district@psc.state.ms.us   TELLING HIM TO DROP HIS SUPPORT OF KEMPER COAL} In … Continue reading

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Driving Corporatist Snakes out of Mississippi Starting with the MS Power Kemper Coal Plant

by Dr. Tom Baldwin, Biloxi, MS March 17,  2012 As I have just written elsewhere,  an enormous victory for the economic, health, justice and welfare for Mississippians has just been granted by the MS Supreme Court! And it  all occurred … Continue reading

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Big Victory Over MS Power’s Kemper Plant Scam: Sierra Club 9, MS Power 0

by Dr. Tom Baldwin, Biloxi, MS March  17,  2012 From:  MS Director of the Sierra Club on MS Supreme Court Kemper Plant Decision Subject: Fw: WE WON KEMPER ON A UNANIMOUS SUPREME COURT DECISION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tom’s Simple Reply and Comment:  THIS … Continue reading

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A “Funny” Thing Happened on the Way to the Gulf Coast Energy Forum

Dr. Tom Baldwin, Biloxi, MS March 14, 2012  On Monday,  March 12, a coalition of the  Sierra Club, Gulf Restoration Network,  Occupy Biloxi and others,  assembled peacefully on Highway  90 in front of the Biloxi Gulf Coast Coliseum to conduct … Continue reading

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Say No to Drilling Gulf Islands National Seashore

By Ed Cake, Jr. Ph.D. Ocean Springs, MS March 9, 2012  Introduction to letter to those listed below:  The Mississippi Coast is a vibrant place of beaches and wetlands, with the barrier island chain of the Gulf Islands National Seashore … Continue reading

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All Hands on Deck: Protect our Gulf Islands National Seashore from Oil/Gas Drilling

MDA Should Promote, Not Diminish, the Value of Our Most Precious Tourism Assets Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 Sun Herald Op-Ed by Louis Skrmetta, President of Gulf Coast Attractions Association National Parks are just that: serene, picturesque parks where we can, … Continue reading

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