Power Plant

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KNSS News
January 15, 2020 - 10:02 pm
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. has abandoned its proposed coal-fired power plant in southwest Kansas after nearly fifteen years of pushing for the project. The utility said in a news release Wednesday that it will allow the air permit for the Holcomb expansion project to expire on March 27...
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KNSS News
November 07, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Time is running out to begin construction on a new coal-fired power plant in Kansas before its permit lapses. The battle over the plant has lasted more than a decade. By the time the Kansas Supreme Court cleared the way for construction in 2017, a company involved in it called the chances it would...
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Dreamstime
June 09, 2017 - 8:02 pm
RIVERTON, Kan. (AP) — Empire District Electric Co. plans to demolish its coal-fired power plant near Riverton, Kansas, sometime this month. The Joplin Globe reports the company isn't announcing the date of the demolition because it doesn't want to attract crowds. Empire said Thursday the $6.5...
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Dreamstime
March 17, 2017 - 4:17 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has cleared a major obstacle to the construction of a long-delayed coal-fired power plant in the state's southwestern corner. The court Friday rejected a legal challenge from the Sierra Club to a state decision giving Sunflower Electric Power Corp. the...
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