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Powering Politics - The Southern Company
Politically Powerful Throughout the South and Not Just Your Friendly Utility Company

The following links are to stories you may not have seen regarding the Southern Company electric utility giant, and its huge influence on politics in the country and in our area.

Southern Company Against CO2 Limits - Sun Herald

Mississippi Power Asking for Rate Increase - The Southern Company  Posted for Reader Information

New Regulations May Restrict How Southern Company Sells Power-Sun Herald

Governor Appoints Gulfport Mississippi Power Exec to Lead Economic Panel - WLOX.com

RFK Jr. Rips President Bush's Environmental Record and Southern Company's Power Plant Pollutions - The Mobile Press - 8/18/04

Mercury Levels in Fish Higher than Expected, Power Plants Blamed - The Sun Herald

Power Plant Emissions Linked to Health Risks - The Sun Herald 6/9/04

Southern Company Promises to Report Climate Impact Issues to Stockholders - Socialfunds.com 5/4/04

How Industry Won the Battle of Pollution Control at E.P.A. - New York Times - may require NYT online registration - This story is a revealing look at Haley Barbour's role as an energy company lobbyist.

Enron-Not the Only Bad Apple - The Guardian

 Pollution Fight Pits South vs. Northeast -Natural Resources Defense Council

EPA Plan Softens Mercury Rules, Mississippi Power Benefits - The Sun Herald

Southern - The New Power in Power - Business Week

The record vs. the rhetoric - Southern Co.'s feel-good ads ignore dirty clouds of smoke - Atlanta Constitution

 Southern Company Big Winner in President Bush's Energy Policy - The Washington Post

Government at work -- for Southern Co.  - Big polluters invest in White House giveaways - Atlanta.- CreativeLoafing.com

Mississippi Power's Effort to Block Public Disclosure of Records Denied - http://www.oha.doe.gov/cases/eia/ves0071.htm

Southern Company - Giant Among Polluters -

Why are Mississippi Senators Cochran and Lott and Congressmen Shows and Pickering Lobbying for Big Power Companies that Violate the Clean Air Act? -

States Planning Their Own Suits on Power Plants - New York Times - http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/printer_3156.shtml


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