Dirty Coal or a Clean Energy Future for Kansas? Support Governor
Sebelius' Courageous Veto
Big coal is once again pushing legislation that's just plain wrong
for Kansasand this time they might get their way. Tell your
Representative in Topeka to stand with the Governor.
Big coal is at it again. They've pushed another bill through the
Kansas legislature that would be an economic and environmental
disaster. Today, Governor Sebelius properly vetoed that bill, but her
veto is perilously close to being overriden in the Kansas House of
Please contact your Representative in Topeka with a message of
support for the Governor's courageous veto.
The coal-fired power plants that Sunflower is proposing in western
Kansas would deliver 83% of their power out of state, but rain down
most of their toxic pollution on the populated areas of Kansas. Close
to six billion gallons of water withdrawn from the Ogallala aquifer
every year will have significant impacts on the region's agriculture,
and 11 million tons of annual carbon dioxide emissions would make our
global warming problem a lot worse.
The latest study from the Innovest Group show the proposed plants to
be a "significant risk" for Sunflower ratepayers and owners. But Big
Coal's allies in Topeka refuse to compromise with the Governor, and
keep trying to force these risky schemes through. It's time to
say "enough is enough" and beat back these plans one more time
hopefully for good.
Please click here to take action and tell the House to uphold the
After you send your message, please pass word along to some friends
so they can take action too. There's a lot a stake here. Thank you
for working to build a better world.
Will Easton, Activism Manager
CREDO Action from Working Assets
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