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Edwardsport “performance” substantially misses Duke’s promises

April 13, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor “Fiasco” is really the only way to describe the whole situation with Duke Energy’s ill fated coal gasification plant at Edwardsport, IN. First the plant was promised to cost $1.2 billion … Continue reading






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New IURC Chair also had a really cozy relationship with Duke Energy execs according to emails

August 11, 2011-by John Russell in the Indianapolis Star  Indiana’s top utility regulator sent a private email last year to a top executive at Duke Energy Corp., recommending “confidentially, just between you and me” that the utility hire his personal choice as … Continue reading






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Duke ignored water issue at Indiana plant, consultant says

July 29, 2011-by Chris O’Malley in the Indiana Business Journal Regulatory filings alleging Duke Energy Corp. grossly mismanaged construction of its Edwardsport plant contend the utility ignored warnings for seven months over potential problems with federal regulators if it disposed … Continue reading






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Is the sun setting on “clean” coal

Carbon Capture and Sequestration might soon be nothing more than a relic in a “might have been” history book. July 17, 2011-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Most people who have studied the issue easily understand that coal is not clean … Continue reading






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Office of Consumer Counselor reverses stance on Duke Energy’s Edwardsport plant

July 8. 2011-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. In a shocking reversal of position, the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) has reversed its support for the Duke Energy Edwardsport power plant fiasco. Just last November 3, OUCC head, David … Continue reading






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