FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2014

KDHE Office of Communications
communications@kdheks.gov, 785-296-0461


KDHE Seeks Public Comment on Addendum to Sunflower Electric Air Construction Permit

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is seeking public comment on an addendum to the air emission source construction permit issued to Sunflower Electric Power Corporation in 2010 for a power generating station located in Finney County. The period for submitting public comments on the addendum will be open from Jan. 16 through Feb. 19, 2014.

All comments should be submitted to KDHE as follows:

1)  Mailed to Christy Thurman, KDHE Bureau of Air, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310, Topeka, KS 66612-1366; 
2)  Submitted by email to SunflowerComments@kdheks.gov; or
3)  Presented orally or in writing during a public hearing scheduled Feb. 19, 2014, at 5 p.m., in the Garden City High School Auditorium located at 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd, Garden City, Kan.

A copy of the permit and proposed addendum, all supporting documentation, and all information relied upon during the review process are available for public review in two locations: 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 310 in Topeka, and at the KDHE Southwest District Office, 302 West McArtor Road in Dodge City. In Topeka, contact Linda Vandevord at the KDHE central office at (785) 296-6423, and in Dodge City, contact Erich Glave, District Environmental Administrator in the KDHE Southwest District Office, at (620) 225-0596. The standard departmental cost will be assessed for any copies requested. 

These materials are also available, free of charge, at the KDHE Bureau of Air website: http://www.kdheks.gov/bar/publicnotice.html