Coal: Sunflower Power Corp

After months of debate and legislative battles, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. will be allowed to build a new, coal-fired power plant in Southwest Kansas. Trace the history of the disagreement and look back on how we got here.


Video: State lawmakers racing to finalize coal deal

A day after Gov. Mark Parkinson announced a deal allowing one new coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas, state lawmakers are looking to move quickly to close the deal. Watch »

Video: Parkinson agrees to allow one coal power plant in Holcomb

One new coal-fired power plant could be on its way to southwest Kansas. Watch »

Video: House passes bill allowing coal plant construction

The Kansas House passes a bill allowing Sunflower Electric Power Corp. to build two coal-fired power plants in western Kansas. Watch »

Video: Coal company demands apology

The head of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation calls on Governor Kathleen Sebelius to reverse the denial of two coal-fired plants and asks for an apology. Watch »

Video: KDHE denies coal plant permit

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Rod Bremby denied Sunflower Electric Power Corporation a permit to build a large coal-fired power plant in western Kansas. Watch »

Governor's announcement on the coal plant agreement
Sunflower Electric Power Company's statement about the coal plant agreement
The Holcomb Expansion Project
After months of debate and legislative battles, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. will be allowed to build a new, coal-fired power plant in Southwest Kansas. Trace the history of the disagreement and look back on how we got here.
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