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12/15/10

Is Governor Daniels Serving Up yet another Coal-Fired Boondoggle for Hoosier Ratepayers?

The Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) is meeting Thursday December 16 at 9:00 AM on the 9th floor of One North Capitol, directly across the street from the Indiana Statehouse. The IFA is set to discuss a resolution (...

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6/22/12

IURC rushing to judgment on Duke Energy’s Edwardsport IGCC while startup problems promise more costs to ratepayers

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) continues to do a grave disservice to the captive ratepayers of Duke Energy Indiana. After denying a motion by the coalition of consumer and environmental groups to stay the current proceeding regarding...

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8/22/11

IURC silence on Duke/Progress Merger Lack of Jurisdiction or Lack of Transparency?

Today, in a letter to Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Chairman James Atterholt, the Citizens Action Coalition raised concerns with respect to the Commission’s apparent lack of engagement to date, at least publicly, in the proposed merger between...

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12/18/12

IURC: Impervious to ethics scandal

Today, a coalition of citizen groups filed an objection to the renewed participation of Chief Administrative Law Judge Lorraine Seyfried in proceedings relating to Duke Energy’s problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC power plant.

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8/9/16

LAPORTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND CITIZENS ACTION COALITION JOINTLY FILE REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION IN NIPSCO RATE CASE ON SERVICE QUALITY ISSUES

Attorneys for the LaPorte County Commissioners and the state's largest consumer advocacy group, Citizens Action Coalition (CAC), yesterday filed a Request for Reconsideration with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the agency to...

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8/19/14

Legislature Receives Report Detailing Success of Energizing Indiana

On August 15th, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) submitted the Demand Side Management (DSM) Report to the Indiana General Assembly. The report, completed by The Energy Center of Wisconsin, was filed pursuant to the highly...

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4/22/11

Legislature Votes to Raise Taxes through Utility Bills House; adds eminent domain to bill

Once again, utility ratepayers, aka taxpayers, remain invisible to 104 of the 150 elected officials in the Indiana General Assembly. On Thursday, both Chambers of the General Assembly voted to raise the utility bills of Hoosiers.

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11/29/12

New Poll Finds Hoosiers Oppose Sweetheart Deal for Duke Energy’s Edwardsport Coal Plant

Public opinion poll and companion report released by Sierra Club and Citizens Action Coalition chronicle history of corruption and cost overruns at Edwardsport. Unsurprisingly, the public is unsympathetic toward Duke Energy.

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9/27/10

Old Questions Remain, New Questions Arise in Duke’s hiring of Judge Storms

New information from the Ethics Commission adds to an already lengthy list of questions yet to be addressed by either Duke Energy or Judge Storms himself pertaining to the utilities hiring of the now former State Regulator.

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2/24/14

OPEN LETTER TO GOV. MIKE PENCE: STOP THE ASSAULT ON HOOSIER CONSUMERS AND JOBS, OPPOSE SB340

Citizens Action Coalition Executive Director Kerwin Olson asks Governor Pence to do the right thing for ALL Hoosier ratepayers.

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