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Valley Watch, partners chalk up major victory with Indiana Gasification permit being revoked

March 9, 2015 = by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor First, I must say Hooray!!! Perseverance of real people fighting for their health and communities win a big one, beating back a ridiculous project that reeked of crony capitalism and corruption in … Continue reading

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Spinning the truth on Leucadia’s Rockport SNG plant

February 18, 2013-by Kerwin Olson, Executive Director, Citizens Action Coalition The Indiana Senate Committee on Utilities is prepared to take a vote this week on SB510, the legislation intended to protect captive Hoosier gas ratepayers from the shenanigans of a Park Avenue … Continue reading

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Indiana Representatives, Carson and Visclosky score “A” while the rest of indiana Congressional delegation scores “F” on clean water protections on 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

October 18, 2012-Sierra Club press release Today the Sierra Club marked the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act by releasing a Clean Water Voting Record for the U.S. House of Representatives.  The online report card features an interactive map and issues letter … Continue reading

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Alternative Uses for Coal Stuck in Neutral-Natural Gas is just too cheap

March 28, 2012-By Ken Silverstein in EnergyBiz Applying new technologies is admirable. But sticking businesses with huge bills to pay that progress is not. That’s what Exelon and other critics are saying about a proposed plant to convert coal to … Continue reading

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Ohio coal to liquid plant bites the dust

October 15, 2011-by John Blair, valley watch.net editor  Once touted as the economic savior of the little town of Wellsville, Ohio as early as 2006, Baard Energy was issued an air pollution and construction permit in the Fall of 2008 … 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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