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Kansas Energy News

August 2003

Farmers hope Congress doubles ethanol use
(Hutchinson News, August 31, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 31, 2003)

Startled Drivers Fill It Up, Up, Up
(New York Times, August 30, 2003)
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Midwest has a stake in plans to add to the nation's power grid
(Kansas City Star, August 29, 2003)

Pumped Up
(Garden City Telegram, August 28, 2003)

What could have been
Cleaver's 1997 comments may have killed light rail
(Kansas City Star, August 28, 2003)

Aquila ready for blackouts in Dodge City
(Dodge City Globe, August 28, 2003)

Blackout shuts down Baker as heat exacts its toll on area
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 27, 2003)

Baldwin sets records in utility usage
(Baldwin City Signal, August 27, 2003)

Power industry reps tell Moran about state's energy status
(Hutchinson News, August 27, 2003)

Brownback urges more coal, nuke power
(Wichita Eagle, Aug 27, 2003)

Zoning board OKs proposed Spearville wind farm
(Dodge City Globe, August 26, 2003)

Gas pumps across nation still seeing effects of summer season
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 26, 2003)

Movement begins for rail service through Ark City
(Arkansas City Traveler, August 25, 2003)

Analysis: Blackout reminds Kansans of energy issues
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 25, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 24, 2003)

Power usage reaches historic peak in Clay
(Clay Center Dispatch, August 23, 2003)

KCC: Westar service is fine
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 23, 2003)

Massive blackout's ripple hit locally
(Garden City Telegram, August 23, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 24, 2003)

Ethanol plant topic for Farm Bureau
(Iola Register, August 22, 2003)

Planners postpone wind farm legislation
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 22, 2003)

Prices rise; drivers fume
(Wichita Eagle, Aug 21, 2003)

Wolf Creek resumes generating electricity
(Dodge City Globe, August 21, 2003)

Heat causes increase in local utility usage
(Baldwin City Signal, August 21, 2003)

Electricity usage buzzing
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 20, 2003)

Gas bills would increase under agreement
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 19, 2003)

State asked to OK rise in gas bills
(Wichita Eagle, Aug 19, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 17, 2003)

Averaged natural gas bills rising
(Wichita Eagle, Aug 15, 2003)

It's a great, big ethanol party on the prairie
(Newton Kansan, Aug 14, 2003)

Winter gas prices to rise
(Atchison Daily Globe, August 13, 2003)

Ethanol Stations Sprouting Up All Over Kansas
(SolarAccess.com News, August 13, 2003)

Fuel prices up 10 cents
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 13, 2003)

Kansas Gas employees protest losing benefits
(Arkansas City Traveler, August 12, 2003)

Ferrellgas to add storage caverns to S. Hutch field
(Hutchinson News, August 9, 2003)

Council OKs bond issue for generator
(Clay Center Dispatch, August 7, 2003)

In turnabout, Midwest gasoline prices climb above U.S. average
(Kansas City Star, August 7, 2003)

Energy companies interested in Coffeyville refinery
(Salina Journal, August 3, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 3, 2003)

July 2003

WSU professor looks into new wind energy research
(Wichita Business Journal, July 28, 2003)

Debt reduction
(Hutchinson News, July 28, 2003)

BILLS race for big gas
(Hutchinson News, July 27, 2003)

Skyrocketing gas prices affect businesses
(Hutchinson News, July 27, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 27, 2003)

KCC OKs Westar settlement
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 26, 2003)

Wabaunsee County tables wind turbines
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 25, 2003)

Wind Farms -- Controversy in the air
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 24, 2003)

CURB debates Westar proposal
(Wichita Eagle, July 24, 2003)

Stubbs: Wind farms have no business being in Flint Hills
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 22, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 20, 2003)

Editorial: Project ReDirectory -- Recycle books
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 19, 2003)

Plan now for soaring gas bills
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 17, 2003)

City nearly sets record for energy use
(Winfield Courier, July 15, 2003)

Consumers to face higher utility costs
(Southwest Daily Times (Liberal, KS), July 14, 2003)

Firm feeds off straw potential
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 13, 2003)

Kansas gas customers to see price hike
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 12, 2003)

KCC recommends smaller increase
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 12, 2003)

Winter bills come early
(Wichita Eagle, July 11, 2003)

Engine delivery: Power plant to be built around generators
(Baldwin City Signal, July 9, 2003)

Editorial: Commuter rail's appeal
(Kansas City Star, July 8, 2003)

Editorial: Raise fuel efficiency standards
(Salina Journal, July 7, 2003)

Editorial: Natural gas rates -- Higher bills
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 6, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 6, 2003)

Oil, gas affect county valuations
(Hutchinson News, July 3, 2003)

Water usage set for new power plant
(Hutchinson News, July 3, 2003)

Gasoline exceeds last year's prices, but it could be worse
(Kansas City Star, July 3, 2003)

Editorial: As energy costs rise, be alarmed
(Salina Journal, July 1, 2003)

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U.S. Energy News

August 2003

Why energy lines are outdated
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 29, 2003)

Wind Power's New Current
(New York Times, August 28, 2003)
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Who's got the power?
As Americans become more detached from their power sources, sacrificing for an invisible grid holds less and less appeal. But the stakes are high.
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 28, 2003)

GOP Renews Hopes for Alaska Oil Drilling
(Washington Post, August 26, 2003)

GAO Cites Corporate Shaping of Energy Plan
(Washington Post, August 26, 2003)

Gasoline Prices Soar To Highest Point Yet
(Washington Post, August 26, 2003)

A surge in self-made electricity
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 25, 2003)

Cleaner Skies, But How?
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 25, 2003)

$2.10 a gallon?! How gas prices got so high
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 25, 2003)

Gas Prices Take Record Jump
(Washington Post, August 24, 2003)

Radicals Target SUVs in Series of Southland Attacks
(Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2003)
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Heaster: Snoozing through the energy alarm
(Kansas City Star, August 22, 2003)

Off the power grid
(Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel, August 22, 2003)

Draft of Air Rule Is Said to Exempt Many Old Plants
(New York Times, August 22, 2003)
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U.S. gasoline prices soar
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 21, 2003)

Samuelson: Deregulation Mirage
(Washington Post, August 20, 2003)

Energy scrooge to save money on Austin vending machines
(Austin (TX) American-Statesman, Aug. 19, 2003)

How to prevent future blackouts
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 18, 2003)

Back to Normal, Cautiously
(Washington Post, August 18, 2003)

The Blackout 2003 - Special Section
(New York Times, August 15, 2003)
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Blackout 2003 - Special Section
(Washington Post, August 15, 2003)

'Power Outage' - Special Section
(CNN.com, August 15, 2003)

Our view: Energy production a series of tradeoffs
(La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune, August 13, 2003)

PNM Customers Can Buy Wind Power for a Monthly Fee
(Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican, August 13, 2003)

Celebrities protest wind farm off Mass. coast
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 12, 2003)

A Cool Vehicle Draws Stares, but Buyers Are Hanging Back
(New York Times, August 10, 2003)
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Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 10, 2003)

Rosen: As ordered, it's about oil
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2003)

In Utah, a public-land fight on an epic scale
(Christian Science Monitor, August 7, 2003)

Fill it up with french-fry grease
(Christian Science Monitor, August 6, 2003)

Experts: Fuel cells just one answer
(Detroit News, August 6, 2003)

Clean Energy Meets NIMBY
(Tidepool.com, August 5, 2003)

Taylor: Not Cheap, Not Green
(Washington Times, August 4, 2003)

Editorial: Wasted Energy
(Washington Post, August 3, 2003)

CU professor decries use of ethanol in gasoline
(The Ithaca (NY) Journal, August 2, 2003)

Dulley: Keep your house cooler by firing up the barbecue grill
(Wichita Eagle, August 2, 2003)

Ethanol Cars Cause Fuming
(Washington Post, August 2, 2003)

July 2003

Conservation is the Buzzword at Natural Gas Summit
(Energy User News, July 28, 2003)

University of Missouri-Rolla team wins solar car race
(Kansas City Star, July 24, 2003)

Editorial: Popular, gas-guzzling SUVs
(USA Today, July 21, 2003)

Fuel Efficiency Trumps Fuel Cells
(Wired.com News, July 20, 2003)

Fuel efficiency in Ford's SUVs worsens
(Detroit Free Press, July 18, 2003)

Going Green
(North Bay (CA) Bohemian, July 17, 2003)

High energy costs return LNG to favor
(Christian Science Monitor, July 16, 2003)

Beware the life cycle of 'recycled'
(Christian Science Monitor, July 14, 2003)

Serious Wind
(Orion Magazine, July/August 2003)

High Hopes for Microturbine
(Newsday, July 10, 2003)

Easy Steps Can Lower Summer Utility Bills
(Kansas City Star, July 10, 2003)

Ethanol plant to run on flat beer, soda
(Kansas City Star, July 10, 2003)

Can a hydrogen power solve America's energy woes?
(Kansas City Star, July 9, 2003)

EDITORIAL: Defusing an Energy Crisis
(Los Angeles Times, July 9, 2003)
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Cheney Loses Ruling on Energy Panel Records
(Washington Post, July 9, 2003)

America looks to hydrogen to provide energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 6, 2003)

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 - 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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