Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 26 November 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  21°
High 36°
Low  15°
High 25°
Low  20°
High 30°
Low  20°
High 38°
Low  15°
High 38°
Low  18°
High 42°
Low  17°
High 44°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 34°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
KDHE Gets More Public Input On Holcomb Plant

Several hundred people turned out to both oppose and support a permit for a proposed coal-fired electricity plant in southwest Kansas.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment held a public hearing Monday in Overland Park to gather public comment about a proposal from Sunflower Electric Power Corp. to build a $3 billion coal-fired plant in Holcomb.

Supporters of the plant said it would be an economic boost to the area and provide needed jobs. Opponents said coal-fired plants cause too much pollution, and the state should be pursuing alternative energy projects.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that similar hearings are scheduled Wednesday in Salina and Thursday in Garden City. A fourth meeting is possible, but a date hasn't been set.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Liberal Police Department Investigates Several Auto Burglaries
Noon Kiwanis Annual Citrus Fundraiser Sale
LEAD Looking for Class Members
Governor Sam Brownback declares “Week of Reconciliation”
SCCC/ATS PLan Extra Security Training
Winter Weather Advisory and Watch Posted for Area
Saints Shock South Plains at the Buzzer
Liberal Runners Compete at Nationals in Kentucky
Friday's Scores
Giving Tuesday Set For Dec. 1st
Click Here For All Stories

OTLR To Host Holiday Tour Of Homes
City Commission Meets, Approves Crack Sealing Bid
Seward's Bernard Signs at UTEP  
Winter Weather Advisory and Watch Posted for Area
Seward's Grymek is KJCCC Player of the Week
SCCC/ATS Announces Thanksgiving Hours
Redskins Rank 10th in First KBCA Poll
Middle School Results
Liberal Runners Compete at Nationals in Kentucky
Stepping Stone Shelter To Offer Thanksgiving Meal, Volunteer Oppotunities
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group