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Westar Energy requests to increase rates in Kansas

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Westar Energy customers might soon be seeing higher rates on their bills.

Officials from the largest electricity utility company in Kansas is asking the Kansas Corporation Commission to approve a request for $31.7 million dollars in rate hikes.

Westar says the increase will pay for upgrades to satisfy Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

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