Latest Citizens Action Coalition Stories

2009-02-12 12:30:00

Daniels Takes In Huge Contributions from Mining Companies, Utilities; Governor Has Still Not Responded to Public Records Request About Ties to Duke Energy INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently re-elected Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' role as the champion of coal has not gone unnoticed or unrewarded by coal mining firms, industry suppliers and the utilities that burn the dirty energy source. Data released today by four Indiana groups show that coal interests paid...

2009-01-13 09:36:00

10 Weeks After Formal Request Is Made, Internal Files Still Not Released on Duke-Subsidized 'Energy Summit' for Daniels Two Months Before Election INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Mitch Daniels has failed to respond in a timely way to a public record disclosure request lawfully filed under Indiana law fully two and a half months ago (October 29, 2008), according to Hoosier Chapter Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition (Indiana CAC), Valley Watch, and Common Cause....

2008-10-29 09:00:29

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three leading U.S. and Indiana citizens/environmental groups - Hoosier Chapter Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition (Indiana CAC) and Valley Watch - today filed a public record disclosure request to compel the production of all documents and other records detailing "actions, public or non-public, that Governor Daniels and his Administration may have taken" to promote Duke Energy's proposed new power plant at Edwardsport. Filed under the...

2008-10-13 03:00:27

By O'Malley, Chris One might think a technology promising greener electric generation would please most environmentalists. Duke Energy Corp.'s 630-megawatt coal-gasification plant, scheduled to go online in Edwardsport in 2012, is expected to emit less sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates than the smaller, 1940s-era plant it replaces - while generating 10 times as much electricity. However, more than a dozen Indiana and national advocacy groups are decrying the $2.3 billion...

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