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Kansas legal action likely over obama power plant pollution plan

4 years ago | Aug 04, 2015
Echoing the White House, Dorothy Barnett, director of the Climate and Energy Project said that the plan is most ambitious action ever taken by the country to address climate change.
Kansas is a leader in renewable energy, Barnett said,...

CURB, KCC staff oppose full Westar request

4 years ago | Jul 23, 2015
"If you charge a customer who uses more energy a higher volumetric fee to cover fixed cost, that’s a more fair way to do it,” said Climate and Energy’s Dorothy Barnett. "I don’t think it’s fair to customers who use programmable...

Renewable energy proponents oppose part of Westar rate proposal; both sides involved in media campaigns

4 years ago | Jul 22, 2015
"I don’t think it’s fair for customers who use programmable thermostats and high-efficiency appliances, who are low energy users, to pay the same as someone who has a giant home and doesn’t conserve, who uses a lot of energy,”...

Solar Advocates Have Their Say At Westar Hearing

4 years ago | Jul 22, 2015
"We think we should all share in the energy infrastructure cost, but let’s do it based on how much energy you use,” said Barnett, whose group is committed to reducing global climate change.

Opponents: Westar plan limits customer control

4 years ago | Jul 17, 2015
Members of the Climate and Energy Project in Manhattan explained how a higher flat fee would discourage household electricity users from pursuing renewable energy and energy efficient options.