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Kansas Energy News

August 2006

Burns & McDonnell has biofuel project
(Kansas City Star, August 31, 2006)
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Russell ethanol plant hunting for more water
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 31, 2006)
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Editorial: Fuel efficient tires -- On a roll
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 31, 2006)
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Wind Farm crew says goodbye to Spearville
(Dodge City Globe, August 30, 2006)
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Community wind ed program planned
(Hutchinson News, August 30, 2006)
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More ethanol triggers concern about accident management
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 30, 2006)

Wind farm proposed southwest of Goodland
(2nd page)
(Goodland Star-News, August 29, 2006)

Burns & McDonnell wins contract for biodiesel plant
(Kansas City Business Journal, August 29, 2006)
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Wind Study Released by Kansas Chapter of Sierra Club
(Planet Kansas - Sierra Club newsletter, August/September 2006)

Viewpoint: Freedom from Oil for all
(Planet Kansas - Sierra Club newsletter, August/September 2006)

Editorial: Energy leadership
(Hutchinson News, August 28, 2006)
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Conestoga Energy president looks to County, city commission for growth incentives
((Liberal, KS) Southwest Daily Times, August 27, 2006)

Spearville wind turbines up and running
(Hutchinson News, August 25, 2006)
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County wind-farm proposal discussed
(McPherson Sentinel, August 24, 2006)

On emissions, Wichita goes its own way
(Wichita Eagle, August 24, 2006)

Sunflower proposes bioenergy center at plant
(Garden City Telegram, August 24, 2006)

Bioenergy effort under way
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 24, 2006)

Sunflower Electric complex will recycle all byproducts
(Hutchinson News, August 24, 2006)
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Lyon Co. picked for Westar's new plant
(Hutchinson News, August 23, 2006)
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Westar plans $330M plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 23, 2006)

Westar plant a tax boom
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 23, 2006)
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Westar chooses site for small power plant
(The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, August 23, 2006)

Editorial: A step in the right direction
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 23, 2006)
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Sunflower to have open house for expansion
(Hutchinson News, August 23, 2006)
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Ethanol plant preparation to start with port board approval
((Cape Girardeau, MO) Southeast Missourian, August 22, 2006)

Straw homes grow up
(Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, August 20, 2006)

Ethanol plant proposes water consortium
(Hutchinson News, August 18, 2006)
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KSU working to improve fuel process
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 18, 2006)
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Energy summit draws crowd to hear experts
(Johnson County Sun, August 17, 2006)

Greener substitute to lawns takes root
(Kansas City Star, August 14, 2006)
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Sunflower Seeking Wind Energy
(Press Release, August 14, 2006)

Government dollars help turn farm country green
(Wichita Eagle, August 13, 2006)

Another ethanol plant could be built in Ford County
(Hutchinson News, August 11, 2006)
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City tangles with development, oil exploration - With oil prices
(El Dorado Times, August 11, 2006)
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Sunflower signs intent to sell energy from Holcomb unit
(Garden City Telegram, August 11, 2006)

Electric prices soar with temperatures
(Winfield Courier, August 11, 2006)

RFP: Sunflower Electric request for wind energy project proposals
(Press Release, August 10, 2006)

Wind farm crew celebrates at Spearville party
(Dodge City Globe, August 10, 2006)
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Renewable energy gets support
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 10, 2006)
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Omaha company plans to build plant east of Dodge
(Dodge City Globe, August 9, 2006)
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In our view: Wind power
(The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, August 9, 2006)

Omaha firm Dial Energy plans to build ethanol plant in Dodge
(Hutchinson News, August 5, 2006)
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KU hopes to reap biorefining bounty
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 3, 2006)

Colorado Resort to Invest Heavily in Wind Power
(New York Times Magazine, August 2, 2006)
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Liberal Ethanol plant slated to break ground Thursday
(Hutchinson News, August 1, 2006)
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Editorial: Nuclear energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 1, 2006)

July 2006

Concrete results: New house’s efficiency is a stunning surprise for builder, who predicts 75 percent decrease in utility expenses
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 30, 2006)

Wind farm proposal reviewed
(McPherson Sentinel, July 26, 2006)

Construction of Rice Co. ethanol plant to begin in December
(Hutchinson News, July 26, 2006)
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Energy use hits records
(Hutchinson News, July 22, 2006)
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Power consumption soars with heat
(Pratt Tribune, July 21, 2006)

Heat takes toll on power systems, too
(Garden City Telegram, July 19, 2006)

Spearville wind farm takes shape
(Hutchinson News, July 19, 2006)
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Blue Thoughts from a Red State: Where the Wind Blows
(Beyond Chron (San Franscico, Ca.), July 18 2006)

2nd Colwich Ethanol plant proposed
(Wichita Eagle, July 14, 2006)

Gas sales still rise despite price
(Hutchinson News, July 14, 2006)
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In our view: Wind remains viable plan
(The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, July 13, 2006)

Turbine proposal denied
(Colby Free Press, July 12, 2006)

Scientists discuss pumping carbon underground at KU conference
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 12, 2006)

CPV WIND VENTURES ACQUIRES DISTRIBUTED GENERATION'S WIND PORTFOLIO
(Competitive Power Ventures Press Release, July 11, 2006)

Sunflower Electric cancels plans for one plant, announces another
(Wichita Eagle, July 10, 2006)

Sunflower: Third plant is a go
(Garden City Telegram, July 10, 2006)

Editorial: Show Support for Rail-Trail
(Wichita Eagle, July 10, 2006)

Sierra Club wants lower emissions
(Wichita Eagle, July 10, 2006)

Sunflower pulls plug on wind contract after developer misses deadline
(Hays Daily News, July 9, 2006)

Wind energy lawsuit at a stall
(Manhattan Mercury, July 7, 2006)
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Conestoga moves step closer to building ethanol plant
((Liberal, KS) Southwest Daily Times, July 6, 2006)

Conestoga moves step closer to building ethanol plant
((Liberal, KS) Southwest Daily Times, July 6, 2006)

Building of ethanol plant could start this month
(Hutchinson News, July 6, 2006)
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Federal fund loss hurts energy researchers
(Wichita Eagle, July 5, 2006)

Elk River wind farm money plan
(El Dorado Times, July 3, 2006)

Interest in ethanol, biodiesel reflects ever- increasing gas prices
(McPherson Sentinel, July 3, 2006)

County extends moratorium on wind farms to end of August
(McPherson Sentinel, July 1, 2006)

Ethanol plant might threaten town's peace
(Hutchinson News, July 3, 2006)
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U.S. Energy News

August 2006

China nomads on energy's cutting edge
(Christian Science Monitor, August 31, 2006)

Solar power may soon bring the Web to remote areas
(Christian Science Monitor, August 31, 2006)

State's historic deal on warming
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 31, 2006)

Officials Reach California Deal to Cut Emissions
(New York Times, August 31, 2006)
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Fill Up on Corn if You Can
(New York Times, August 31, 2006)
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A model home for the future
(Martinsburg (WV) Journal, August 28, 2006)

One man's fight to become free of FPL
(Miami Herald, August 27, 2006)

Feinstein unveils Dem plan to cut greenhouse gas
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 25, 2006)

Bush's first energy rule: efficient enough?
(Christian Science Monitor, August 25, 2006)

The Merchant of Menace: How "merchant coal" is changing the face of America
(Grist, August 24, 2006)

Industry starts to back rules on greenhouse gas
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 24, 2006)

Sunstein: Limiting Climate Change: The Neglected Obstacle
(Washington Post, August 18, 2006)
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Blunt bars tax breaks to corporate ethanol plants
(Kansas City Star, August 17, 2006)
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Need for Battery Power Runs Into Basic Hurdles of Science
(New York Times, August 16, 2006)
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Backstory: Breaking the gas ceiling
(Christian Science Monitor, August 14, 2006)

Kenney: BP - Beyond Propaganda
(New York Times, August 14, 2006)
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Editorial: Build Green, Make Green
(New York Times, August 11, 2006)
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'Wind energy credits' power electricity sales
(Arizona Daily Star, August 9, 2006)

Companies adopt ’green’ buildings as power bills rise
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 6, 2006)

Green house affection
(Kansas City Star, August 2, 2006)
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Clinton Foundation to Work to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
(New York Times Magazine, August 2, 2006)
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22 Cities Join Clinton Anti-Warming Effort
(Washington Post, August 2, 2006)
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If You Thought Last Week Was Hot ...
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2006)

Senate vote could dramatically alter search for energy
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2006)

Gasoline's fledgling rivals: the race to power your car
(Christian Science Monitor, August 1, 2006)

July 2006

Momentum builds for 'revolution' to recycle electronic waste
(Christian Science Monitor, July 31, 2006)

Senate to vote on allowing offshore drilling
(Christian Science Monitor, July 31, 2006)

Is the recent heat wave a clue to global warming?
(San Francisco Chronicle, July 30, 2006)

Capital Pollution Solution?
(New York Times Magazine, July 30, 2006)
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Hot German July Doesn’t Faze Farmer Who Reaps the Sun
(New York Times, July 28, 2006)
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Where will big oil's big profits go?
(Christian Science Monitor, July 28, 2006)

With $3 Gas, Detroit Pays for Its Past
(New York Times, July 28, 2006)
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Utilities Pay Scientist Ally on Warming
(New York Times, July 28, 2006)
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Dolan: Cold, Hard Facts
(New York Times, July 27, 2006)
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Gulf drilling plan advances in Senate
(San Francisco Chronicle, July 27, 2006)

Senate Passage of Energy Bill Appears Assured
(New York Times, July 27, 2006)
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Spent nuclear fuel edges closer to Yucca
(Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2006)

Samuelson: Is There An Oil 'Bubble'?
(Washington Post, July 26, 2006)
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Ethanol's rise prompts worries of a corn crunch
(Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2006)

Growing Coalition Opposes Drilling
(Washington Post, July 25, 2006)
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One Man's Long Battle To Get U.S. to Kick Oil
(Washington Post, July 25, 2006)
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Grease Is the Word: Fill It Up With Fry Oil
(New York Times, July 23, 2006)
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Dulley: Concrete home has advantages
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 22, 2006)
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Company announces fourth wind farm in northwest Missouri
(Kansas City Star, July 21, 2006)
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Second-guessing the Biofuel Solution
(Utne Reader, July 20, 2006)

Where corn is king, a new fuel is prince
(Christian Science Monitor, July 19, 2006)

Do-it-yourselfers turn diner grease into biodiesel fuel
(Christian Science Monitor, July 18, 2006)

Atomic Balm?
(New York Times Magazine, July 16, 2006)
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Hoagland: Bush's Nuclear Energy
(Washington Post, July 16, 2006)
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Study Cites Plan to End U.S. Oil Imports
(New York Times, July 15, 2006)
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Gas prices sap retail strength
(USA Today, July 14, 2006)

Kaul: Global warming is here to stay
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 14, 2006)
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It’s Corn vs. Soybeans in a Biofuels Debate
(New York Times, July 13, 2006)
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Oil hits record high, topping $76 a barrel on international tension
(USA Today, July 13, 2006)

Second commercial wind farm in Missouri planned
(Kansas City Star, July 12, 2006)
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Under the sun and off the grid
(The Idaho Mountain Express, July 12, 2006)

Editorial: In energy, we're all connected
(Christian Science Monitor, July 12, 2006)

Study: Ethanol won't solve energy problems
(Kansas City Star, July 10, 2006)
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Why coal-rich US is seeing record imports
(Christian Science Monitor, July 10, 2006)

Mallaby: A Dated Carbon Approach
(Washington Post, July 10, 2006)
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An Unlikely Spark in Alternative Energy
(New York Times, July 9, 2006)
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Editorial: Global Warming and the Courts
(New York Times, July 8, 2006)
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Dulley: Two-stage air conditioners offer most efficiency, quiet, comfort
(Wichita Eagle, July 8, 2006)

Florida in cross hairs of US hunt for oil
(Christian Science Monitor, July 6, 2006)

Greenhouse gas turning oceans acidic
(San Francisco Chronicle, July 6, 2006)

On the Road Again, Where Biodiesel Is a Rising Star
(New York Times, July 5, 2006)
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Faced with soaring oil prices, Indonesia turns to biodiesel
(Christian Science Monitor, July 5, 2006)

Samuelson: Global Warming's Real Inconvenient Truth
(Washington Post, July 5, 2006)
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Search for New Oil Sources Leads to Processed Coal
(New York Times, July 5, 2006)
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PUC approves Aquila rebates for solar systems
(Pueblo Chieftain, July 1, 2006)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

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

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

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