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Kansas Governor's Third Coal Plant Veto Sustained

Kansas Governor's Third Coal Plant Veto Sustained

TOPEKA, Kansas, May 1, 2008 (ENS) – Kansas will not have two new coal-fired power plants at Holcomb in the western part of the state. Late Thursday night, the Kansas House narrowly sustained the third veto of a bill to allow the plants by Governor Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat. The vote in the House was…

Kansas Governor Vetoes Second Coal-Fired Power Bill

Kansas Governor Vetoes Second Coal-Fired Power Bill

TOPEKA, Kansas, April 17, 2008 (ENS) – Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, today again vetoed legislation that would have overturned a decision of her administration to deny an permit application to build two new coal-fired power plants in western Kansas. The measure, SB 148, supported mainly by Republicans, passed without a veto-proof majority of…

Kansans Rallied to Resist Coal-Burning Power Plants

Kansans Rallied to Resist Coal-Burning Power Plants

TOPEKA, Kansas, March 12, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of groups and individuals gathered at the Kansas State Capitol Tuesday to show support for Governor Kathleen Sebelius’ expected veto of an energy bill that would permit two coal-fired power plants to be built in western Kansas. The bill last week passed both the state House…