A western Kansas utility's partner hasn't
made a final decision about a new coal-fired power plant, saying
the project is an option for meeting its needs.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association spokesman Lee
Boughey (BOH'-hee) testified Monday in favor of the project
proposed by Hays-based Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
Under Sunflower's plan, Tri-State would get most of the new
Boughey testified during a hearing by the Kansas Department of
Health and Environment on a proposed environmental permit for
Sunflower's project. About 150 people attended.
Boughey stated that Tri-State supports
the permit. But he said Tri-State will decide later whether the
project makes sense for the Westminster, Colo.-based firm.