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Kansas Energy News

February 2004

Paying more at the pump
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 2, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 29, 2004)

Budget issues continue to occupy lawmakers (wind)
(Marysville Advocate, Feb. 26, 2004)

Recent price increase fuels talk of $3 gas
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 24, 2004)

District energy plan saves money
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 24, 2004)

Editorial: Wind-power frenzy
Just because some advocates want to protect the Flint Hills region is not reason to cut the rest of the state off from wind-power developments.
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 22, 2004)

Mining an opportunity
Oklahoma company sells SEK coal to Missouri power plant
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, Feb. 22, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 22, 2004)

Task force urged to set stiff wind farm regulations
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 21, 2004)

Wind farm opponents air their concerns
Flint Hills residents don't want turbines on tallgrass prairie
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 18, 2004)

Troubled Legacy
Yaggy rumblings echo through gas industry
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 15, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 15, 2004)

Malfuntion idles Wolf Creek
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 14, 2004)

Kansas firm interested in Necedah ethanol plant
(Juneau County (Wis.) Star-Times, Feb. 13, 2004)

Plant concerns to be addressed
(Atchison Daily Globe, Feb. 13, 2004)

County paves way for ethanol plant road
(Pratt Tribune, Feb. 10, 2004)

Refinery purchase advances
(Fairbanks (AK) News-Miner, Feb. 10, 2004)

Kansas company to buy crude oil
(Anchorage (AK) Daily News, Feb. 10, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 8, 2004)

Kansas' wind power on standby
Turbines in Flint Hills await state study
(Kansas City Star, February 4, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Future of Kaw power plant uncertain
(Kansas City Kansan, February 2, 2004)

EDITORIAL: WIND - Don't lose momentum
(Wichita Eagle, February 2, 2004)

Seeking an appointment
Holmes enlists help of utility executives
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 1, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 1, 2004)

January 2004

Western Farm Show to offer seminars on ethanol, wind power
(Dodge City Globe, Jan. 31, 2004)

Geochemist: Yaggy gas migrated
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 30, 2004)

To land job, lawmaker makes calls on lobbyists
House Utility Committee chairman seeking appointment to KCC
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 30, 2004)

Wind farm bill would stop development in Flint Hills
(Wichita Eagle, January 29, 2004)

Lawmakers question EPA's beef with Westar
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 29, 2004)

Kingman lands Calif.-based firm
Plant, which will produce electric utility poles, will start with 25 employees and grow from there
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 29, 2004)

Westar customers aren't responsible for cost of upgrades, official says
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 28, 2004)

Graham: Proposal for power plants raises a host of troublesome questions
(Kansas City Star, January 28, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

EPA notifies Westar of permit violations
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 27, 2004)

Company plans to build ethanol plant in Garnett
(Wichita Eagle, January 27, 2004)

Natural gas experts face off over Yaggy leaks
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 27, 2004)

EPA notifies Westar of violations at plant
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 26, 2004)

Rail-trail completion on hold
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 25, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 25, 2004)

Site picked for wind farm near Winfield
(Winfield Courier, Jan. 24, 2004)

Suber: Today's windmills are very different
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 23, 2004)

Chairman backs away from proposal to end wind power tax break
(Wichita Eagle, January 22, 2004)

Energy trend reverses
Kansas needs to return to being an energy exporter, lawmaker says
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 22, 2004)

Bill could 'kill' wind energy efforts in state
Committee to consider eliminating property tax break for equipment
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 21, 2004)

Testimony reveals ONEOK oversights
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 21, 2004)

Wichitans part of wind energy task force
(Wichita Business Journal, January 19, 2004)

Kansas appoints wind power task force
(Kansas City Business Journal, Jan. 19, 2004)

Energy leader pumped for futuristic power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 19, 2004)

Kansas looking toward brave new agriculture
(Wichita Eagle, January 18, 2004)

A coal mining camp called Little Italy
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, January 18, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 18, 2004)

Basehor board approves energy audit
(Basehor Sentinel, Jan. 15, 2004)

Volunteers turn rails into trails
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 15, 2004)

Residents turn out to fight power plants
(Kansas City Star, January 14, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Report says Kansas consuming more energy than it produces
(Wichita Business Journal, Jan. 12, 2004)

Residents question coal-fired plant plan
(St. Joseph (MO) News-Press, Jan. 11, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 11, 2004)

Kansans weigh wind energy merits
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 9, 2004)

Editorial: Recycling -- Saving space
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 9, 2004)

Utilities plan to split bills
ONEOK will implement new billing system
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 9, 2004)

Gas bills go up but not through roof
(Johnson County Sun, Jan. 8, 2004)

Warm winter days take heat off gas billings
(Wichita Eagle, January 7, 2004)

Gas bills remain relatively stable
(Hutchinson News, January 6, 2004)

Customers may see big gas bills for a while
(Hutchinson News, January 6, 2004)

Help available for those unable to pay gas bills
(Hutchinson News, January 6, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 4, 2004)

U.S. Energy News

February 2004

Dulley: Simple zoning systems can reduce your heating bills
(Wichita Eagle, February 28 2004)

Forecast of Rising Oil Demand Challenges Tired Saudi Fields
(New York Times, February 24, 2004)
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Getting to 'Clean Coal'
(Chemical & Engineering News, February 23, 2004)

Dulley: Masonry fireplaces are energy efficient
(Wichita Eagle, February 21 2004)

One step closer to hydrogen economy?
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 19, 2004)

The escaping price of natural gas
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 19, 2004)

Op-Ed: More Jobs to the Gallon
(New York Times, February 18, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Kristof: Vrooming Into Yellowstone
(New York Times, February 18, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Samuelson: OPEC in a Better Light
(Washington Post, Feb. 18, 2004)

Alaskan Reserve Drilling Plan Draws Lawsuit
(Washington Post, February 18, 2004)

Solar energy's cloudy past Advocates say 50-year-old industry is finally in a position to heat up
(San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 16, 2004)

A Shade of Green: S.U.V.'s Try to Soften Their Image
(New York Times, February 16, 2004)
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Rescue on the Rails
Missouri lawmakers should find foresight to salvage Amtrak
(Kansas City Star, February 15, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Dulley: Solar heaters easy to build
(Wichita Eagle, February 14, 2004)

Solar power hits suburbia
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2004)

Beauty vs. energy drilling, who will win?
(Sangre de Cristo (NM) Chronicle, Feb. 12, 2004)

Senate Republicans Agree to Slash Stalled Energy Bill
(Washington Post, Feb. 11, 2004)

Hydrogen-fueled cars won't hit highways soon, panel says
(San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 9, 2004)

Burnett: Energy Voodoo
(Washington Post, Feb. 7, 2004)

Report Questions Bush Plan for Hydrogen-Fueled Cars
(New York Times, February 6, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

Turning wasted heat into a power source
(The Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 6, 2004)

S.U.V. Ratings Seem to Show Less Chance of a Rollover
(New York Times, February 5, 2004)
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Senate GOP Looks to Jump-Start Energy Bill
(Kansas City Star, February 5, 2004)
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Deficit Spurs GOP To Trim Energy Bill
$24 Billion in Tax Breaks Under Fire
(Washington Post, Feb. 4, 2004)

Burnett: Wind power puffery
(Washington Times, Feb. 4, 2004)

Westerners worried energy boom will ruin recreation economy
(Kansas City Star, February 2, 2004)
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Report Calls Recycling Costlier Than Dumping
(New York Times, February 2, 2004)
(Registration is required to view.)

January 2004

Has global oil production peaked?
(The Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 29, 2004)

Dulley: Condensing gas furnaces are energy-efficient
(Wichita Eagle, January 24, 2004)

Calif. Governor backs hydrogen plans
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 21, 2004)

UW nuclear experts excited about moon rock energy potential
((Madison, WI) Capital Times, Jan. 20, 2004)

Mining the moon for energy on Earth
Bush's space visions kindle zeal for project of Madison scientists
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Jan. 19, 2004)

Exploration: the sea and the moon above it
In the valley of Taurus-Littrow
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jan. 18, 2004)

Shape makes circular panelized houses efficient
(Wichita Eagle, January 17, 2004)

Schmitt: Let's boldly go where man has been before
(Dodge City Globe, Jan. 16, 2004)

Scientists: Moon Has Many Useful Materials
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 15, 2004)

To Avoid Fuel Limits, Subaru Is Turning a Sedan Into a Truck
(New York Times, January 13, 2004)
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Bird killings at Altamont Pass
(San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 13, 2004)

Suit seeks bird-safe turbines
(Contra Costa (Cal.) Times, Jan. 13, 2004)

Windmills' dead birds land in court
(Tri-Valley (Cal.) Herald, Jan. 13, 2004)

Alaska Thaws, Complicating the Hunt for Oil
(New York Times, January 13, 2004)
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New wind farm seen as model for future of wind energy
(Dodge City Globe, January 10, 2004)

Dulley: Heat pump can cut utility bills by 50 percent
(Wichita Eagle, January 10, 2004)

 

Local Archives

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External Archives and Other Resources

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

Washington Post Energy article archive

Washington Post Energy Special Report

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - 2001, 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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