Current Campaigns in Issues by Utility

I&M wants $18 per month, before you use ANY electricity

Tell I&M NO WAY to a higher fixed charge and NO WAY to an I&M Bail-Out! I&M wants to raise your base electric rate by 25.3% and your monthly fixed customer charge by a whopping 147%! This... Read More »

Say NO to Vectren smart meters and more fixed charges!

Say NO to Vectren smart meters and more fixed charges!   Tell the IURC to reject the settlement. No Vectren rate hike! Vectren has recently reached a settlement with the Office of Indiana Utility... Read More »

Duke Energy Edwardsport IGCC Settlement

After nearly ten years of litigation, Citizens Action Coalition recently joined a modified settlement regarding Duke Energy’s Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle plant (IGCC) in Knox... Read More »

Nix the Fix: Tell NIPSCO no to higher fixed charges on your electric bills!

A settlement was reached in the NIPSCO rate case.  If approved, it will raise your monthly fixed charge 27.3% and your energy usage charge 13.9%! This amounts to a monthly bill increase for the... Read More »

IPL wants a 51% increase in base rates.  Tell them NO!  

UPDATE: IPL increase in fixed charge and rates approved. IURC rejects all of CAC’s recommendations. On March 16th, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approved a significant increase in... Read More »

Latest in Issues by Utility

March 24, 2008

The following are letters to the Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) written by State Representatives Matt Pierce, Dennis Avery, and Phil Hoy in opposition to Duke's proposed "clean coal" coal-gasification (IGCC) power plant.

You can download the PDF of the following letter by Representative Matt Pierce by clicking here.

July 6, 2007

February 14, 2008

At the end of January, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management approved an air permit for Duke Energy's 630 megawatt coal gasification power plant. After reviewing the permit, we believe that it violates the Clean Air Act.

CAC has joined Sierra Club's appeal of the air permit granted by the IDEM. The case will now be presented to the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication.

February 14, 2008

Citizens Action Coalition / Sierra Club / Valley Watch


For Immediate Release
February 11, 2008

Contact: Bruce Nilles, National Coal Campaign, Sierra Club
Dave Menzer, Citizen Action Coalition

January 31, 2008

The following is the letter that the Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) wrote in response to State Representative Dennis Avery's letter opposing the proposed Duke coal-gasification (IGCC) power plant. Duke is painting this coal-fired power plant as "clean coal" technology, which is a contradiction in terms. There is no such thing as "clean coal."

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.


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