Most of Westar’s requested rate increase is to pay for required environmental upgrades at the La Cygne coal power plant and the cost of extending the life of the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Coffey County.
Most of Westar’s requested rate increase is to pay for required environmental upgrades at the La Cygne coal power plant and the cost of extending the life of the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Coffey County. File photo AP
Most of Westar’s requested rate increase is to pay for required environmental upgrades at the La Cygne coal power plant and the cost of extending the life of the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Coffey County. File photo AP

Westar settlement would raise rates $5 to $7 a month

August 06, 2015 06:44 PM