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Central Ohio Group Issues

This article was submitted for the November/December 2006  issue of the newsletter.

FACT SHEET ON AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER - Footnotes and References

These are the footnotes to the Fact Sheet on American Electric Power

1) AEP sued by Sierra Club and Public Citizen

2) Pollution at the Welsh Power Plant in Texas

3) AEP fights pollution controls

4) AEP buys out the village of Cheshire, Ohio

5) AEP CEO donates to Voinovich  

6) Akron Beacon Journal on AEP

7) AEP spent $7,261,051 between 1998 and 2004 on lobbying efforts to influence the rules and regulators that govern it:

8) AEP tells Merrill Lynch they can flourish under the most stringent environmental requirements:

9) AEP asks Virginia ratepayers to pay for cleanup of its operations in West Virginia:

10) Largest consumer of coal in the Western Hemisphere

11) Coal sludge impoundments have spilled billions of gallons of toxic waste:

12) Carbon dioxide and global warming:

13) Proposals for 153 new coal-fired power plants in the US:

14) AEP receives $500,000 fine from Nuclear Regulatory Commission:

15)  Stockholders sue AEP: Ibid.

16)  2006 SIERRA CLUB ENERGY RESOURCES POLICY

17)  Environmental Justice:

 
 

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