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Thursday, February 19, 2009

For your, cough, pleasure UPDATE

Posted By on Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:23 AM

Here's the summary of the study commissioned by opponents of SWEPCO's proposed coal-fired generating plant in Hempstead County. It's not only a poisonous pig in a poke, it's a ruinously expensive pig in a poke.

UPDATE: SWEPCO filed for a whopper of a rate increase today, almost 18 percent, including the unusual step of asking for customers to pay now for power plant construction costs, rather than when it is completed.

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