Kansas Legislature Proposes New Plan for Allowing Coal-Fired Plants in SW Kansas

Kansas legislative leaders have proposed a new plan for allowing two coal-fired power plants in Southwest Kansas.

They're describing it as their last offer to Governor Kathleen Sebelius in hopes of finding a compromise.

Sebelius has vetoed two bills to allow sunflower electric power corp. to build the two plants outside Holcomb in Finney county.

The legislators' new plan was developed with electric cooperatives.

It would still allow two plants but they would be smaller than the ones proposed.


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