July 25, 2014

Sunflower expansion hearing draws hundreds

Sunflower Expansion guy talks

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 seeks air quality permit

An artist's rendering of the Sunflower power plant expansion proposed to be built in Holcomb, Kan. Rendering courtesy of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation

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 …