Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Energy

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At a time when everybody is being asked to do more with less, utility profits are soaring and now NIPSCO wants you to pay even more!

At $9 billion, Prairie State threatens the electric rates of millions of electric customers - including many Hoosiers.

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November 21, 2014

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In the Media

January 31, 2008

This letter was written by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) in response to a letter they received opposing the Duke Energy proposed coal gasification plant.

January 31, 2008

The following are snippets of the testimony that has been filed before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) by the parties involved in the case to determine whether or not Duke should be permitted to build a new coal gasification (IGCC) power plant in Southern Indiana (Cause #43114). They are calling it "clean coal" technology, which is a contradiction in terms. There is no such thing as "clean coal."

January 31, 2008

These quotes are from testimony filed by Duke before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Cause #43114).

January 30, 2008

Annual Health Detriment to Hoosiers due to Coal Pollution:

    • 887 deaths
    • 1,491 heart attacks
    • 114 lung cancer deaths
    • 21,532 asthma attacks
    • 845 hospital admissions
    • 618 cases of chronic bronchitis
    • 1,274 asthma ER visits

Source: Clear the Air

January 30, 2008

Duke Proposed Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Power Plant: Poor Energy Planning for Indiana

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