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Groups Ask Supreme Court to Reconsider Legislative Public Records Case

Today, the Energy and Policy Institute (EPI), Citizens Action Coalition (CAC) and Common Cause Indiana (CCIN) filed a petition for rehearing with the Indiana Supreme Court regarding their lawsuit to require the House Republican Caucus to comply with...


Governor stonewalling records requests

INDIANAPOLIS – Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana (CAC) and Jennifer Washburn, CAC Staff Attorney, filed a complaint in Marion County Court today against the Office of the Governor of the State of Indiana alleging violations of the Indiana Access...


Final Data Shows Canceling Energizing Indiana was a Mistake

The final evaluation report for former Governor Daniels’ statewide energy efficiency program, Energizing Indiana, was filed this week at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and presented bittersweet news for the State of Indiana and Hoosier...


EXPERT: SNG Plant raw deal for ratepayers

Testimony was filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission in opposition to a murky, risk shifting plan for a coal-gasification plant proposed by New York- based Leucadia Corp. for Rockport, IN. ...


Duke’s Edwardsport Boondoggle: Overpaying and Underperforming

Hearings begin this Wednesday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to determine who should pay the unbelievable costs associated with Duke Energy’s newest power plant, the problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC plant in...


Duke Energy’s recent hirings raise ethics questions

The recent announcement by Duke Energy Indiana that it has hired Scott Storms, the current General Counsel and Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, raises serious concerns about the relationship...


Duke Energy’s $1.9B Transmission & Distribution Plan and mandatory Smart Meter installation DENIED by the IURC!

Today the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission denied Duke Energy Indiana’s request for nearly $1.9B from captive ratepayers. In their final order, the IURC cited a lack of evidence as well as insufficient cost estimates to justify the expenditures...


Duke Energy to Retire Wabash River Coal Units in Settlement

A coalition of Indiana environmental and citizens groups including the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Valley Watch, and Save the Valley announced a legal settlement today that requires Duke Energy Indiana to stop burning coal at most of its...


Duke Energy seeks more customer money for Edwardsport despite Governor’s call to investigate regulators' recent Duke decisions

Duke Energy will be before State regulators once again on Thursday October, 7 seeking millions of dollars more from captive ratepayers to finance its unneeded, overly expensive, and problem plagued coal gasification plant currently under construction...


Despite Ongoing Ethics Scandal, Indiana Senate Committee Embraces Unethical Agenda of Monopoly Utilities

Senate Bill 102, authored by Senators Beverly Gard (R-Greenfield) and Lindel Hume (D, Princeton), and co-authored by Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) gives electric utilities in Indiana a virtual blank check. It also, over time, would...



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