We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Kansas' Top Court Affirms Green Light For $2.8B Coal Plant

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT) -- The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld an addendum to a permit issued by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to Sunflower Electric Power Corp. for a proposed $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant, rejecting the Sierra Club’s arguments that the addendum flouted federal greenhouse gas rules by failing to set certain emission limits.

The high court affirmed the KDHE's addendum to a 2010 construction permit allowing Sunflower to build an 895-megawatt coal-fired electric generating unit called Holcomb 2 adjacent to a site where it already...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.