Archive for Monday, October 15, 2007

KDHE to announce coal plant decision on Thursday

October 15, 2007


— Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Roderick Bremby will announce a decision this week on the pending air quality permits for the two proposed 700 megawatt coal-fired plants in western Kansas.

Bremby will make the announcement through a prepared statement released to the media at 3 p.m. Thursday, KDHE said.

The proposed $3.6 billion plants near Holcomb have been the subject of months of controversy.

Supporters say the plants will boost the Kansas economy and provide long-term inexpensive power.

Opponents say the coal-produced carbon dioxide and other emissions will harm the environment and Kansans' health.


snowWI 10 years, 7 months ago

Yes, KDHE should make the right decision instead of listening to the smaller special interest groups.

hornhunter 10 years, 7 months ago

Does this smaller special intrest group include you snow? It should

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