Plans to build a new gasification plant near Rockport took another hit Thursday morning.
The Indiana Senate Utilities Committee voted 7-to-2 to approve an amended Bill 510.
The bill originally called for the plant's developer to refund potential 'rate hikes' caused by a 30-year contract between the company and the state.
However, the panel decided to strip that provision from the bill.
Though they did add in other provisions that protect rate-payers.
Now, the bill will move to the full Senate Chamber for consideration.
The question of the contract's overall validity is being left up to the State Supreme Court.
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