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Kansas Energy News

February 2009

House deals with energy, taxation
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, Feb. 28, 2009)

Push for coal plants picks up momentum, but is it enough to pass?
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 28, 2009)

Editorial: Energy innovation
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 28, 2009)

House approves coal-fired power plants by less than veto-proof margin
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 27, 2009)

Update 2: Governor ready with coal veto
(Topeka Capital Journal, Feb. 27, 2009)

Coal plant/energy bill advances in Kansas House
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 26, 2009)

Democrats, Kansas Chamber square off over coal-plant bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 26, 2009)

Update: O'Neal to seek override of coal veto
(Topeka Capital Journal, Feb. 25, 2009)

Proposed federal wind regulations would benefit Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 24, 2009)

Kansas House expects to debate coal-fired power plants next week
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 19, 2009)

Ramirez: Entire State Could Benefit from Wind
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 19, 2009)

The bloom is off ‘green’ in this withered economy
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 18, 2009)

Westar renews promise to pursue renewable energy
(Topeka Capital Journal, Feb. 13, 2009)

Westar aims for major boost of wind power
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 12, 2009)

Local groups team up to provide tour of wind farm
(Winfield Courier, Feb. 12, 2009)

Wind ordinance put off as state discusses issue
(The Oberlin Herald, Feb. 11, 2009)

Bill rewritten to favor coal plants
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 11, 2009)

Colo. power company interested in Sunflower coal plants looking at how it could be more efficient
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 9, 2009)

KDHE secretary issues carbon dioxide guidelines relating to power plant permits
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 9, 2009)

Kansas agency tries to clarify policy on CO2
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 5, 2009)

Editorial: Let courts decide Holcomb issue
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 6, 2009)

Coal plant battle moves into federal court
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 6, 2009)

Kansas blender pump program becomes permanent
(Ethanol Producer Magazine, Feb. 6, 2009)

U.S. Law Catches Up With Westar
(Forbes.Com, Feb. 5, 2009)

Justice Dept. sues Westar over plant pollution
(Forbes.Com, Feb. 5, 2009)

KCP&L spending stirs up questions
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 5, 2009)

Sierra Club comes under fire during hearing on energy bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 5, 2009)

Bill would give Sunflower 2nd chance
(Hays Daily News, Feb. 5, 2009)

Federal judge to hear arguments over Sunflower Electric lawsuit
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 4, 2009)

Business groups pushing for coal plants
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 4, 2009)

Utility Gives Up on Coal, Pursues Wind Instead
(The New York Times, Feb. 2, 2009)
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January 2009

BPU: green energy would cost millions
(McPherson Sentinel, Jan. 31, 2009)

Workshop showcases energy grant
(McPherson Sentinel, Jan. 31, 2009)

Oil driller lays off 50
(Hays Daily News, Jan. 30, 2009)

Commission OKs met towers in northeast Ellis Co.
(Hays Daily News, Jan. 29, 2009)

Change eases sales of ethanol, biodiesel
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 29, 2009)

Officials: Bonanza BioEnergy holding its own in tough economy
(Garden City Telegram, Jan. 27, 2009)

videoLow water level enables much-needed maintenance to Bowersock Dam
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 27, 2009)

Lawrence legislator angers many with his proposed energy bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 26, 2009)

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius: Unlock Potential of Clean-Energy Future
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 25, 2009)

Westar bills to rise $6 to $9
(Topeka Capital Journal, Jan. 22, 2009)

State OKs Westar rate hike request
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 22, 2009)

Utilities favor mandate for renewable power
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 21, 2009)

Legislators urged to require utilities to use more renewable energy sources
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 21, 2009)

Gasifier Project near completion
(Newton Kansan, Jan. 21, 2009)

Turbines turn students’ attention to science
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 20, 2009)

Key Kansas legislators want electric transmission lines built immediately
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 20, 2009)

KU students volunteer in Greensburg
(KU Daily Kansan, Jan. 20, 2009)

Coalition wants county to pull wind permit
(Hays Daily News, Jan. 19, 2009)

School to build its first wind turbine
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 18, 2009)

'Crazy' like the wind
(Hays Daily News, Jan. 17, 2009)

Editorial: Are we just another measle?
(Emporia Gazette, Jan. 17, 2008)

Promise of Wind
(Emporia Gazette, Jan. 16, 2008)

KDOT taps wind for energy savings
(Topeka Capital Journal, Jan. 16, 2008)

KDOT taps wind for energy savings
(Wichita Business Journal, Jan. 16, 2008)

KDOT taps wind for energy savings
(KDOT Press Release, Jan. 16, 2008)

Sebelius says energy plan will create jobs
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 10, 2009)

videoSebelius, Parkinson outline plan for solar, wind energy programs for Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 10, 2009)

Energy, farming help keep unemployment low for 5 states
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 10, 2009)

Glassman seeks help in building driveway (geothermal)
(Hays Daily News, Jan. 9, 2009)

Final phase of Green Energy Resource Lab underway
(Shawnee Dispatch, Jan. 7, 2009)

Commuting by bike brings tax benefit
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 6, 2009)

Tribe to pursue wind energy project
(St. Joseph News-Press, Jan. 5, 2009)

Oil: from boom to bust
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 3, 2009)

Ohio plant still for sale; Kansas facility sold
(Ethanol Producer Magazine, Jan. 2, 2009)

U.S. Energy News

February 2009

Elements of Progress: Wind (Special Section)
(Hutchinson News, February 2009)

Obama’s Greenhouse Gas Gamble
(The New York Times, Feb. 27, 2009)
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$25 Billion to Promote Electric Cars Is Untouched
(The New York Times, Feb. 27, 2009)
(Registration required)

Does bitter winter weather refute climate-change claims?
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 27, 2009)

The ‘holy grail’ of biofuels now in sight
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 13, 2009)

Iceland strides toward a Hydrogen economy
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2009)

Turning Cooking Oil Into Fuel for the County
(The New York Times, Feb. 5, 2009)
(Registration required)

Coal utility plants may take their lumps as Granholm touts alternative power
(Bay City (Mich.) Times, Feb. 4, 2009)

Highwood coal plant dropped for natural gas/wind
(Billings (MT) Gazette, Feb. 2, 2009)

A Carbon Keeper: Crop Waste Sunk to the Ocean Deep
(The New York Times, Feb. 2, 2009)
(Registration required)

January 2009

Can energy efficiency brighten a dark economy?
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 29, 2009)

Researchers study the other greenhouse gas: water vapor
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 29, 2009)

For a spiffier electric grid: $11 billion
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 27, 2009)

‘Green’ energy a tiny share of stimulus plan
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 27, 2009)

Wind Farm Off Cape Cod Clears Hurdle
(The New York Times, Jan. 17, 2009)
(Registration required)

Wind Farm No Threat to Cape Cod, Report Says
(Washington Post, Jan. 16, 2008)
(Registration required)

videoWaste Spills at Another T.V.A. Power Plant
(The New York Times, Jan. 9, 2009)
(Registration required)

Coal-ash waste poses risk across the nation
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 9, 2009)

videoHundreds of Coal Ash Dumps Lack Regulation
(The New York Times, Jan. 7, 2009)
(Registration required)

Editorial: Green homeowners get a red light
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 5, 2009)

Missourians wanting to power their own homes are finding it difficult
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 2, 2009)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

Washington Post Energy article archive - current (as of 11/05)

Washington Post Energy article archive - old

Washington Post Special Report - Oil and Gas prices (4/06)

Washington Post Special Report - Enron Trial (4/06)

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - 2001, CNN.com

California Energy Crisis - L.A. Times

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

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

Lawrence Journal-World's Gasoline prices archive

Natural Gas, Unnatural Prices
1998 Kansas City Star series

World Energy News



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