CEP in the News

Train to be an environmental leader

2 years ago | Jan 27, 2016
"We really see this Leadership Transformation Grant as a great opportunity to increase the capacity for environmental leadership in Kansas and strengthen environmental networks across the state,” said Rachel Myslivy, CEP program...

More than two dozen provided glimpse into Kansas energy future

2 years ago | Nov 05, 2015

Link: (http://m.cjonline.com/news/2015-11-04/more-two-dozen-provided-glimpse-kansas-energy-future#gsc.tab=0) 

"It’s not going to be an easy fix — we’re going to have to work to get there,” Barnett said.

However,...

Sloan: Clean Power Plan leaves gaps for states and utilities to fill

2 years ago | Aug 17, 2015
"Instead of raising mandatory fees, we encourage Westar to charge customers for the energy they use," said Dorothy Barnett, director of the Climate and Energy Project, a statewide environmental group based in Hutchinson. "This is the best...

Westar Drops Solar Issue from Westar Rate Case

2 years ago | Aug 10, 2015
"Increasing mandatory fixed fees — even at a reduced amount — takes away control over energy costs and options for Kansans and forces costs disproportionately on people who use the least energy,” Barnett said.

Westar settlement good news, but not good enough

2 years ago | Aug 10, 2015
By: Dorothy Barnett, Executive Director
proposed settlement agreement between Westar Energy and the Citizens’ Utility Ratepayers Board (CURB) is a welcome step in the right direction, and Westar and CURB should be applauded for limiting impacts to consumers.
Under the...