May 2017 archive

Opponents Prepare to Fight Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska

The public hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska will be held Wednesday by the Nebraska Public Service Commission. And opponents are lining up their people to fight approval of the pipeline. The Hastings, Nebraska-based Bold Nebraska is urging opponents to testify against the line “with their concerns about this pipeline that is using …

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Kansas Regulators Stop Merger of Two Utilities

Decision time this week for two big utilities in Kansas. Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy have until May 4 to decide their next step after the Kansas Corporation Commission rejected a $12.2 billion agreement between the two firms. Last year, Great Plains asked the KCC to approve its move to acquire Westar Energy. Kansas …

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