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Coal plant decision is due Thursday

October 16, 2007

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Decision on coal plant to come later this week

The decision on a controversial coal plant in western Kansas is expected to come later this week. Enlarge video

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Roderick Bremby will announce a decision Thursday on pending air-quality permits for two proposed 700 mega-watt coal-fired electricity plants in western Kansas.

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.

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hornhunter 7 years, 2 months ago

This part of the country needs the power from the influx of people from California, so if you don't like what ever decision is made go back home.

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