Kansas Governor Vetoes Bill to Allow Coal-Fired Plants

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius vetoed a bill yesterday that would allow construction of two coal-fired power plants in the southwest part of the state and strip some power from the regulator who has blocked them.

Legislators who support the bill have been working for weeks to build the two-thirds majorities they need in both chambers to override Sebelius’s veto, which had been expected.

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