October 13, 2015

Sunflower expansion hearing draws hundreds

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Environmental and economic concerns clashed on Monday afternoon at a public hearing hosted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). The hearing allowed citizens to document their concerns surrounding a draft environmental permit for the Sunflower Electric Corporation’s plans to build a 895-mega watt coal-fired plant in Holcomb, Kan. Initial Continue Reading

Sunflower Electric seeks air quality permit

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Area residents will have their say on a coal plant project in western Kansas in August. After a more than two year legislative showdown, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. officials are seeking a final air quality OK for a coal plant expansion in Finney County. Officials have a draft air quality permit in Continue Reading