KCP&L Report On Coal Questioned

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Two environmental groups are accusing KCP&L of slanting a report to favor the utility’s continued reliance on coal to produce electricity.

The dispute emerged this month when the Missouri Public Service Commission ordered KCP&L to update its long-term plans for how to best meet electricity demand and to address the groups’ concerns.

The Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council contend that KCP&L used “skewed” information to justify its investment of more than $1 billion to retrofit its existing coal-fired power plants to meet environmental regulations.

Read more in the Kansas City Star

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