Kansas officials totally not rushing coal power plant permit to beat end-of-year deadline

People in Kansas Department of Health and Environment are really hard workers. In fact, the bureaucrats are so devoted their job of approving or denying a permit for a proposed coal-fired power plant Sunflower Electric Power Corp. that they’re working late and on weekends this month.

The Star reported that the mysterious end-of-year vigor might have something to do with new power plant rules that go into effect on January 1 requiring them to have pollution controls, which would add millions to the plant’s price tag.

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