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Kansas Energy News

February 2003

Garnett ethanol plant to make use of corn, sorghum
(Nevada (MO) Daily Mail, February 28, 2003)

Secret utility rate hikes gets initial OK
(Wichita Eagle, February 28, 2003)

Glover: Well-oiled Christian soldiers
(Dodge City Globe, February 27, 2003)

Senate advances power plant bill
(Hutchinson News, February 27, 2003)

Commission OKs utility bill hike
(Garden City Telegram, February 26, 2003)

Kansas Oil Production Up
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 24, 2003)

Grants aid north central communities (Oakley Ethanol plant)
(Salina Journal, February 23, 2003)

Oil drillers busy as prices gush
(Wichita Eagle, February 23, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 23, 2003)

Editorial: Westar Energy -- Back to the future
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 23, 2003)

Utility Bills on Agenda
(Garden City Telegram, February 22, 2003)

Business owners absorb increases
(Salina Journal, February 20, 2003)

Legislators eye early electric rate decisions
(Hays Daily News, February 19, 2003)

Electric, gas rate boosts may remain state secrets
(Wichita Eagle, February 19, 2003)

Most South Central Kansans appear to blame Venezuela situation for fast-rising gas prices
(Arkansas City Traveler, February 19, 2003)

Kansas Wind Power Goal: 500 MW of Wind Projects
(SolarAccess.com, February 17, 2003)

(Wind) Industry plans up in the air
(Hutchinson News, February 17, 2003)

Schuster to present 'Harvest the Wind' program
(Newton Kansan, February 17, 2003)

Gas prices continue to rise
(Kansas State Collegian, February 17, 2003)

A quest for energy
(Wichita Eagle, February 16, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 16, 2003)

Avoid spending too much at pump with energy conservation
(Dodge City Globe, February 15, 2003)

Midwest increases natural gas rates
(Hutchinson News, February 15, 2003)

County's wind farm application ban ends
(El Dorado Times, February 14, 2003)

Suber: Conditions appear favorable for ethanol
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 14, 2003)

Power surplus
(Hutchinson News, February 14, 2003)

Westar abandons growth strategy that once seemed vital
(Dodge City Globe, February 13, 2003)

Hays gas prices spike amid war fears
(Hays Daily News, February 13, 2003)

Tips for lowering fuel use
(Hays Daily News, February 13, 2003)

Threat of war hiking prices
(Garden City Telegram, February 12, 2003)

U.S. 'running on empty' as fuel supplies decline
(Kansas City (MO) Star, February 11, 2003)

War talk increases gas prices
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 11, 2003)

War, weather push gasoline prices higher
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 11, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 9, 2003)

Wind farm draws mixed reviews
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 8, 2003)

Realize the Benefits of Ethanol
(Newton Kansan, February 6, 2003)

Project could span 8,000 acres of prairie
(Wichita Eagle, February 6, 2003)

New wind farm in the works
(Garden City Telegram, February 5, 2003)

Wichita County to house new wind farm
(Hutchinson News, February 4, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 2, 2003)

Ethanol production plant membership units on sale
(Dodge City Globe, February 1, 2003)

January 2003

One wind farm approved; another denied
(El Dorado Times, January 30, 2003)

Aquila: Energy prices soaring
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 30, 2003)

Group pursuing ethanol plant
(Salina Journal, January 29, 2003)

One wind farm gets OK from Butler Co.
(Wichita Eagle, January 29, 2003)

Colwich company gets contract for $41.1 million plant
(Wichita Business Journal, January 29, 2003)

Wyoming to Kansas pipeline appears a 'go'
(Hutchinson News, January 29, 2003)

AS I SEE IT: Ethanol could boost U.S. security
(Kansas City (MO) Star, January 28, 2003)

Wetzel: Kansas energy plan comes up short
(Kansas City (MO) Star, January 27, 2003)

Showdown nears for wind farms
(El Dorado Times, January 27, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 26, 2003)

Potential long-term natural gas crisis may be on horizon
(Hutchinson News, January 26, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 19, 2003)

State becomes energy importer
(Salina Journal, January 18, 2003)

Moran shares good news for state
(Salina Journal, January 16, 2003)

Kansas suffers energy reversal
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 16, 2003)

Report: Energy import trend on rise
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 16, 2003)

County boards consider wind farm guidelines
(El Dorado Times, January 16, 2003)

Moratorium on wind farms gets 30-day extension
(El Dorado Times, January 15, 2003)

Kansas has become energy importer, new state energy council report says - Press Release, Jan. 15, 2003

Council warns of state's energy changes
(Wichita Business Journal, January 15, 2003)

Answer to energy needs may be blowin' in the wind
(Hillsboro Free Press, January 14, 2003)

Butler County defers wind-farm decisions
(Wichita Eagle, January 14, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 12, 2003)

Westar CEO briefs regulators
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 11, 2003)

Possibility of electricity-producing wind farms in Flint Hills divides residents
(Kansas City Star, January 10, 2002)

Westar, ONEOK cut partial deal
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 10, 2003)

Gasoline prices rising in U.S., war or no war
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 10, 2003)

Wind farm proposals sent to commission
(El Dorado Times, January 9, 2003)

Gasoline prices may hit $1.50 level
(Hutchinson News, January 9, 2003)

Wind farm proposals clear Butler Co. hurdle
(Wichita Eagle, January 8, 2003)

Butler Co. will review wind farm proposals
(Wichita Eagle, January 7, 2003)

Attorney from Lawrence to represent consumers in utility, regulatory cases
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 6, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 5, 2003)

Kansas ethanol producers, others set to discuss state of industry
(Wichita Business Journal, January 3, 2003)

Suber: You can't stop the wind power
(Newton Kansan, January 2, 2003)

Energy News, Nov. - Dec., 2002

Energy News, Sept. - Oct., 2002

Energy News, July - August, 2002

Energy News, April - June, 2002

Energy News, Dec. 2001-March, 2002

Energy News, August-November, 2001

Energy News, April - July, 2001

U.S. Energy News

February 2003

U.S. Seeking Cleaner Model of Coal Plant
(The New York Times, February 28, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Hybrid Vehicles Push for Mainstream
(Kansas City (MO) Star, February 28, 2003)

Federal Official Tries to Heal SUV Rift
(Kansas City (MO) Star, February 26, 2003)

The forever fuel (Hydrogen)
(Boston Globe, February 23, 2003)

These Fuelish Things (Hydrogen)
(The Economist, February 13, 2003)

Activists aren't tilting at windmills
(Boston Globe, February 1, 2003)

The fuel sippers
(Christian Science Monitor, February 24, 2003)

Shades of gray in SUV debate
(Christian Science Monitor, February 24, 2003)

Gas Prices Up Again, Near Record Levels
(Kansas City (MO) Star, February 24, 2003)

The forever fuel (Hydrogen)
(Boston Globe, February 23, 2003)

Smithfield to Convert Hog Waste Into Fuel
(The New York Times, February 22, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Lienert: Readers respond -- loudly -- to column on Bush fuel cell proposals
(Detroit (MI) News, February 21, 2003)

Study Questions Safety of SUVs
(The Los Angeles Times, February 18, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Wind Farm Developer Fights Back
(SolarAccess.com, February 17, 2003)

Did My Car Join Al-Qaeda?
(The New York Times, February 16, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Oil Barge Spills Thousands of Gallons in Sound
(The New York Times, February 15, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

These Fuelish Things (Hydrogen)
(The Economist, February 13, 2003)

A Glimpse of a Future in a New Kind of Light
(The New York Times, February 11, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Hydrogen Cars Fuel U.S. Energy Debate
(The New York Times, February 7, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Lienert: Fuel cell research and SUV tax breaks: Make up your mind, Mr. President
(Detroit (MI) News, February 7, 2003)

Dutch move modernized windmills into town
(Kansas City (MO) Star, February 5, 2003)

Sputtering Start to Clean Cars
(Christian Science Monitor, February 3, 2003)

A Green Car That the Energy Industry Loves
(The New York Times, February 2, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Minnesota ethanol plants often profitable without subsidies
(Minneapolis (MN) Star-Tribune, February 2, 2003)

Activists aren't tilting at windmills
(Boston Globe, February 1, 2003)

January 2003

SUVs most loved, and most loathed, vehicles in U.S.
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 30, 2003)

McCormick: Illogical tax break heats up SUV debate
(Detroit (MI) News, January 27, 2003)

Kennedys take up alternative energy battle
(San Francisco Chronicle, January 27, 2003)

Gas prices rise more than a penny nationwide, survey shows
(Kansas City (MO) Star, January 27, 2003)

Davidson: Dawn of a 'hydrogen' economy
(Dodge City Globe, January 27, 2003)

Churches Go Green
(Christian Science Monitor, January 23, 2003)

SUV tax break may reach $75,000
(Detroit News, January 20, 2003)

Spinning the Axles of Evil
(The New York Times, January 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Foreign Policy Vehicles
(The New York Times, January 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Trudy Rubin: Don't buy theories linking Iraq War and Oil
(Wichita Eagle, January 19, 2003)

Editorial: Safety and SUVs
(Washington Post, January 17, 2003)

Not Building Green Is Called a Matter of Economics
(The New York Times, January 15, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Morford: Are Hummer Owners Idiots?
(San Francisco Chronicle, January 15, 2003)

Company turning waves into electricity under Navy contract
(Kansas City Star, January 12, 2003)

Gas price hike likely, even if war averted
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, January 10, 2003)

Gas-hogging SUVs aid terrorism, new TV ads say
(Salina Journal, January 9, 2003)

Energy taxes of the rich and famous
(Christian Science Monitor, January 9, 2003)

Anti-SUV drive puts automakers on alert
(Detroit News, January 9, 2003)

Biodiesel costs more than diesel, but interest grows in cleaner fuel
(Kansas City Star, January 3, 2003)

Archives and Other Resources

Kansas Energy News April-July 2001 (some links may be dead)

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

Washington Post Energy article archive

Washington Post Energy Special Report

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - CNN.com

California Energy Crisis - L.A. Times

Washington Post: 'Enron Probe'

Washington Post: 'The Energy Crisis: California and Beyond'

Dust, deception and death Louisville Courier-Journal series on black lung

Archives for articles on the proposed Duluth (MN) to Wausau (WI) power line

Archives on the proposed DM&E rail line expansion - coal train, Rochester, MN

Lawrence Journal-World's Gasoline prices archive

Natural Gas, Unnatural Prices
1998 Kansas City Star series

World Energy News

 



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