The Wichita Eagle: Lawmakers oppose clean power rule saying federal government is overstepping its authority

Oct 5, 2015 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

October 1, 2015

Sen. Forrest Knox alluded to the American Revolution on Thursday when he recommended that Kansas fight new federal rules on clean power.

Knox, R-Altoona, is a member of special legislative committee overseeing the state’s efforts to comply with the Clean Power Plan, a directive from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aimed at reducing carbon emissions as a way to slow climate change. The policy requires that states submit their own plans to the EPA by September 2016.  Read More

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