Swepco Ratepayers Could Be on Hook for Cost of Turk Plant

by Jamie Walden  on Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 12:00 am  

PSC Chairman Paul Suskie: "If the Court of Appeals' ruling stands, I don't see how a plant can get built anywhere in the state of Arkansas, period."

Arkansans may have more of a stake in the outcome of the John W. Turk Jr. coal plant than they thought because Swepco would seek a rate hike to cover its losses from the scuttled project.

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