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

Get Adobe Flash player

Friday, 27 February 2015
Login |  Register 
***Closings***    Elkhart ***
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Friday
Low  13°
High 18°
Saturday
Low  26°
High 33°
Sunday
Low  19°
High 34°
Monday
Low  36°
High 47°
Tuesday
Low  15°
High 54°
Wednesday
Low  15°
High 33°
Thursday
Low  24°
High 51°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 15°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Governor Vetoes Coal Plant Bill
04/13/2009

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has followed through on her promise to veto a bill that would allow construction of two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.

Yesterday's action was the fourth coal plant bill the governor has rejected in the past two years.

The bill would have permitted construction of the plants near Holcomb. In 2007, Health and Environment Secretary Rod Bremby rejected a permit sought by Sunflower Electric Power Corp. to build the plants.

Legislators have had enough support to pass the previous three bills and override Sebelius in the Senate, but have fallen short in the House.

The Legislature is on break until late April, when it returns to finish its work, including an attempt to override Monday's veto.

© 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.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Monday School Closings and Delays- no school at Tyrone, Meade, Plains/Kismet, Turpin,Sublette, Forgan, Goodwell, Stanton County, Rolla, and SCCC/ATS
LHS Freshman Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
Local Middle and High Schools Students Honored With Closing Reception
Car Crashes into Semi West of Plains
LHS Hosts Homecoming with a Pink Theme Saturday
Kansas Teacher Of the Year (KTOY) 2015 Team In Liberal
Liquor Bill Passes Committee
College Goal Sunday has been cancelled today due to weather. It will be rescheduled at a later date.
Saturday's High School Basketball Scores
Bullpen Blows Leads and Midland Sweeps Seward
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Kansas Tax Collections Up $22 Million
Legislative Brownbag Luncheon Set For Monday
Sale of 7th and Western Properties Finalized
Redskins Hold On to Beat Dodge City
Lady Skins Struggle to Score in DC Loss
Thursday's Scores
LHS Wrestling Interviews  
No School Friday at USD 210 Hugoton and 209 Moscow While Meade and Satanta School Run Two Hours Late
26th Annual Area High School Art Exhibit at The Baker Arts Center
Rep. Francis Carries Bill To House Floor
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 Emergency Alert Hanbook

©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