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Kansas Energy News

August 2005

Gas supplies low in Topeka
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 31, 2005)
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Gas service may face fine
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 30, 2005)
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Wind power divides environmentalists Debate continues over Flint Hills area
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 29, 2005)

Westar still searching for power plant site
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 25, 2005)
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High fuel prices hurting some more than others
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 25, 2005)

Public input dominated by wind farm issues
(McPherson Sentinel, August 24, 2005)

Change will raise county's '06 tax rate by 6.096 mills
(Hillsboro Free Press, August 24, 2005)

Gas prices continue to climb
(Kansas City Kansan, August 23, 2005)

Wind power potential
(Hays Daily News, August 21, 2005)

More than dust in the wind
(Hays Daily News, August 21, 2005)

Editorial: Let it Blow
(Hays Daily News, August 21, 2005)

Roy: The arithmetic of oil is killing the U.S. financially
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 20, 2005)
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Fuel prices choke budgets
(Wichita Eagle, August 20, 2005)

Skyrocketing fuel prices affect most everyone
(Marysville Advocate, August 18, 2005)

County OKs proposal for 6-month moratorium on wind turbines
(McPherson Sentinel, August 17, 2005)

City, county get in on the winds of change
(Winfield Courier, August 17, 2005)

Wind farms get county's blessing
(Arkansas City Traveler, August 17, 2005)

Gas's trickle-down effect
(Wichita Eagle, August 17, 2005)

Tips for stretching gas-sapped budgets
(Wichita Eagle, August 17, 2005)

No respite on gas prices
(Kansas City Star, August 17, 2005)
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Moratorium on wind farm issue to be recommended
(McPherson Sentinel, August 16, 2005)

BPU seeks input from area customers who want option to buy power from renewable energy sources
(McPherson Sentinel, August 16, 2005)

Waugh: As I See It: Wind is not the air apparent
(Kansas City Star, August 16, 2005)
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Editorial: Plant questions can be answered (PDF - 109 kB)
(Goodland Star-News, August 16, 2005)

Costs approach $2.60 per gallon at Lawrence stations
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 16, 2005)

FHSU looks into wind farm
(Hays Daily News, August 15, 2005)

Wind farm makes progress
(El Dorado Times, August 15, 2005)

Wind farms may power FHSU campus
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 14, 2005)

Up, up and away: Gas soars even more
(Wichita Eagle, August 13, 2005)

Kansas to get plants, but not power
(Wichita Eagle, August 12, 2005)

Board recommends industrial zoning
(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, August 12, 2005)

Locals make adjustments to cope with high gas prices
(Winfield Courier, August 12, 2005)

Utility to add three coal plants
(Rocky Mountain News, August 12, 2005)

Sunflower announces expansion
(Garden City Telegram, August 11, 2005)

KCP&L powers up $1.3B energy plan
(Kansas City Business Journal, August 10, 2005)

Winn: Stagnant objections to wind
(Wichita Eagle, August 10, 2005)

Westar is focused again, manager tells Wichitans
(Wichita Eagle, August 10, 2005)

Wind Farm Debate Heats Up
(Junction City Daily Union, August 09, 2005)

Power plant officials explore water options (PDF - 682 kB)
(2nd page of article) (PDF - 74 kB)
(Goodland Star-News, August 9, 2005)

Citizens question Goodland Energy Center complex (PDF - 682 kB)
(2nd page of article) (PDF - 74 kB)
(Goodland Star-News, August 9, 2005)

Kansas City Power & Light Begins Implementation of Long-Term Energy Plan
(Press Release, August 09, 2005)

Westar's earnings more than double
(Kansas City Business Journal, August 09, 2005)

Anderson predicts declining interest in wind energy
(McPherson Sentinel Online, August 09, 2005)

Wind Farm Future Uncertain
(Junction City Daily Union, August 07, 2005)

Federal highway bill contains money for research in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, August 07, 2005)

They’re blowing hot and cold on wind farms
(Kansas City Star, August 07, 2005)
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Oakley plant preview of Goodland Energy Center
(Goodland Star-News, August 05, 2005)

Aquila to overhaul 2 miles of gas line
(Wichita Eagle, August 05, 2005)

Bourbon County requests Westar plant in Fort Scott
(Kansas City Star, August 05, 2005)
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Effect of proposed wind farm on county: In favor of wind farm
(McPherson Sentinel, August 05, 2005)

Effect of proposed wind farm on county: Opposed to wind farm
(McPherson Sentinel, August 05, 2005)

Kansas OKs KCP&L coal-fired plant
(Wichita Eagle, August 05, 2005)

Aquila sues Utah coal supplier
(Kansas City Business Journal , August 05, 2005)

KCP&L energy plan approved
(Sun-News of the Northland , August 05, 2005)

Two sites in county look good for ethanol plant
(Marysville Advocate, August 4, 2005)

WIBA talk to focus on Westar Energy restructuring
(Wichita Business Journal, August 04, 2005)

Zoning board struggles with wind farm issues
(McPherson Sentinel, August 03, 2005)

Wind farm opponents continue to speak against plan
(McPherson Sentinel, August 03, 2005)

Earnings for KCP&L parent fall
(The Kansas City Star, August 03, 2005)
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Gas-price fears rise
(The Joplin Globe, August 03, 2005)

Anderson: interest in wind energy growing
(McPherson Sentinel, August 02, 2005)

Aquila rolls through 8.6 million tires with fuel program
(Kansas City Business Journal, August 02, 2005)

Editorial: Wind farms can benefit Kansas
(The Kansas City Star, August 02, 2005)
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Wind farm trucks asked to stay off county roads
(Winfield Courier, August 01, 2005)

July 2005

Missouri OKs new KCP&L power plant
(The Kansas City Star, July 29, 2005)

BPU considers new coal plant
(Kansas City Kansan, July 29, 2005)

Energy bill aids wind, ethanol
(Wichita Eagle, July 29, 2005)

Regulators OK proposal for KCP&L's $1.3B plan
(Kansas City Business Journal, July 29, 2005)

Residents voice concerns over possibility of wind farm in county
(McPherson Sentinel Online, July 27, 2005)

Labeling Debate
(Kansas News Leader, July 27, 2005)

Independence agrees to power deal with Kansas City Power and Light
(Kansas City Star, July 27, 2005)
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Wind farm on prairie splits landowners
(WebIndia123.Com, July 26, 2005)

Kansas Retail Ethanol Sales Have Increased
(RedNova.com afterKansas City Star, July 26, 2005)

Internet over power lines could be 'radio' wave of future
(The Hutchinson News, July 25, 2005)
(Registration required)

Wind Farm Fuels Debate
(RedNova.Com, July 25, 2005)

BPU prepares for future utility needs
(Kansas City Kansan, July 25, 2005)

Kansas needs infrastructure to transmit energy
(Arkansas City Traveler, July 25, 2005)

Ethanol-powered Chevy Tahoe to be featured at Osborne County Fair
(Kansas Department of Agriculture News Release, July 25, 2005)

Ethanol-powered Chevy Tahoe to be featured at Dighton’s Backyard Bash
(Kansas Department of Agriculture News Release, July 25, 2005)

Kansas will need infrastructure to transmit wind energy
(Wichita Eagle, July 25, 2005)

Wind farm fuels debate
(Kansas City Star, July 25, 2005)
(Registration required)

Coal Mining Days
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 24, 2005)

Wind energy enthusiasm picks up force
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 24, 2005)

Editorial: Goodland struggled through decision
(Goodland Star-News, July 22, 2005)

Power Plant Contract approved
(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 22, 2005)

Power purchase contract denied, later approved
(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 22, 2005)

It’s Calgary or bust for solar dreamers
(Kansas City Star, July 21, 2005)
(Registration required)

DAVIS: County may pass rules for wind farms
(Arkansas City Traveler, July 21, 2005)

EDITORIAL - Blowin’ in the wind
(Winfield Courier, July 21, 2005)

Kansas county may regulate wind farms
(Wichita Eagle, July 21, 2005)

Kansas county may regulate wind farms
(The Kansas City Star, July 21, 2005)
(Registration required)

DAVIS: County mulls rule for wind farm projects
(Winfield Courier, July 20, 2005)

Gas might be running on fumes, but tiny Kansas town is still running
(Kansas City Star, July 20, 2005)
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Sun eludes Topeka race stop
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 20, 2005)
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Goodland Power Plants to Produce Clean Energy
(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 19, 2005)

Solar cars to race into Topeka
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 19, 2005)
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Editorial: Clearing that first hurdle
(Hutchinson News, July 19, 2005)
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McPherson residents discuss possible wind farm
(Hutchinson News, July 19, 2005)
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Solar cars are powering their way to Topeka
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 19, 2005)

Wind farm construction generates controversy in Butler County
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 18, 2005)

Ambitious plan means more power for Goodland
(Wichita Eagle, July 17, 2005)

Wind farm construction fans divisions in Butler County
(Wichita Eagle, July 17, 2005)

Winds of change
(The Joplin Globe, July 17, 2005)

Interest in ethanol growing
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 16, 2005)

Gas prices prompt new school fee
(Winfield Courier, July 16, 2005)

Goodland Annex Request gets OK
(2nd page of article)
(The Goodland Star-News, July 15, 2005)

Co-Op's Liability Becomes Jewel
(The Kansas City Star, July 14, 2005)
(Registration required)

Closure of Total plant in Arkansas City still being felt
(Winfield Courier, July 14, 2005)

Coffeyville Resources names as CEO
(Wichita Eagle, July 13, 2005)

Editorial: Plants opportunity to inspire progress
(The Goodland Star-News, July 12, 2005)

Budget Woes Mean Rates will go up
(2nd page of article)
(The Goodland Star-News, July 12, 2005)

Fewer refineries, higher prices
(Arkansas City Traveler, July 12, 2005)

Ethanol plant driving over bumps in road
(The Pratt Tribune, July 12, 2005)

Gas Prices Up Again in Kansas City Metropolitan Area
(RedNova.com, July 12, 2005)

Many factors fuel sticker shock
(The Manhattan Mercury, July 11, 2005)
(Registration required)

Ethanol production sees more interest
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 11, 2005)

Kansas oil drillers welcome return of boom times
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 10, 2005)

Ethanol plant boosters ready to devise plan
(Hutchinson News, July 10, 2005)
(Registration required)

Small Town Kansas Makes Sustainability Investment
(Tree Hugger, July 09, 2005)

Investors announce plan to build three energy plants
(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 08, 2005)

Goodland accepts request to annex land
near Caruso

(2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 08, 2005)

Gas prices expected to rise through rest of month
(Wichita Eagle, July 08, 2005)

Gasoline increases this week
(The Hutchinson News, July 08, 2005)
(Registration required)

Kansas Investors to Build Ethanol Plant
(High Plains Journal, July 07, 2005)

State helps finance study on biodiesel plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 07, 2005)

Ulysses sets sights on plant location
(Garden City Telegram, July 06, 2005)

Goodland project to produce power, ethanol, biodiesel
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 06, 2005)

Goodland project will produce power, ethanol
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 06, 2005)
(Registration required)

Kansas oil is PUMPED
(Salina Journal Online, July 06, 2005)

Power, fuel complex could create 100 jobs (2nd page of article)
(Goodland Star-News, July 06, 2005)

Editorial: Great weekend, today great news
(Goodland Star-News, July 06, 2005)

Investors to Build Biodiesel, Ethanol Plants
(RedNova.com after Salina Journal, July 06, 2005)

Ulysses learns about plant
(The Hutchinson News, July 06, 2005)
(Registration required)

Comparison finds gas not priciest 'fuel' we use
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 05, 2005)

High oil costs lead to increased gas prices
(The Hutchinson News, July 05, 2005)
(Registration required)

Westar's use of coal based on economics not environment
(The Hutchinson News, July 05, 2005)
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Storm cuts power to thousands
(The Kansas City Star, July 05, 2005)
(Registration required)

ONEOK, Koch finalize national liquid gas deal
(Wichita Eagle, July 04, 2005)

Energy manager helps schools cut utility costs
(The Leavenworth Times, July 01, 2005)

Wind farm plan would supply city with cheaper cost power
(Goodland Star-News, July 01, 2005)

Houston firm sells Trigen-Kansas City Energy
(The Business Journal, July 01, 2005)

U.S. Energy News

August 2005

U.S. Decision to Release Oil Sends Prices Below $70
(New York Times, August 31, 2005)
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Oil Prices Sharply Rise on Concerns Tied to Storm - New York Times
(New York Times, August 29, 2005)
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Editorial: States to the Rescue
(New York Times, August 25, 2005)
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Bush fuel efficiency plan targets SUVs, except the biggest
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 25, 2005)

9 States in Plan to Cut Emissions by Power Plants
(New York Times, August 24, 2005)
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Winter forecast for heating homes: costly
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 23, 2005)

Zakaria: Mile by Mile, Into the Oil Trap
(Washington Post, August 23, 2005)
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Gov't proposes new SUV fuel standards
(Wichita Eagle, August 23, 2005)

China Ups the Ante in Its Bid for Oil
(New York Times, August 23, 2005)
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Saler: This time, U.S. has to find a way to combat rising gasoline prices
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 22, 2005)

Dulley: Window films can cut down on summer heat
(Wichita Eagle, August 20, 2005)

Rail wrecks put coal-burning utilities in a bind
(Billings (MT) Gazette, Aug. 18, 2005)

Editorial: Another Methane Move
(New York Times, August 18, 2005)
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Taking the Energy Out of Retailers
(Washington Post, August 17, 2005)
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Inflation propelled by gasoline prices
(Kansas City Star, August 17, 2005)
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The Biggest Jump at the Pump
(Washington Post, August 16, 2005)
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Fuel Rule Change for Big S.U.V.'s Seen as Unlikely
(New York Times, August 16, 2005)
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As gasoline prices rise, businesses get creative
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 16, 2005)

Big plans for small wind farms
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 14, 2005)

Dulley: Solar cookers save money and help protect environment
(Wichita Eagle, August 13, 2005)

Another day, another record crude price
(Kansas City Star, August 12, 2005)
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The Energy Bill's Gift to Terrorists
(New York Times, August 11, 2005)
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CLOSING BELL: Stocks weather oil record
(Kansas City Star, August 11, 2005)
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Mufson: Big oil pocketing big profits
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 11, 2005)

Disputed gasoline additives dropped
(Kansas City Star, August 10, 2005)
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Bush Signs Energy Bill, Cheers Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency
(Washington Post, August 09, 2005)
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Bush says new energy law boosts security
Legislation gives tax breaks to oil firms and nuclear industry
(San Francisco Chronicle, August 09, 2005)

Bush says energy law won’t offer quick fix
(Kansas City Star, August 09, 2005)
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Bush Signs an Energy Bill That Had Been a Longtime Priority
(New York Times, August 09, 2005)
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G.M. Thrives in China With Small, Thrifty Vans
(New York Times, August 09, 2005)
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N.J. farms' latest crop: Solar power
(Wichita Eagle, August 08, 2005)

Friedman: Too Much Pork and Too Little Sugar
(New York Times, August 05, 2005)
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Will rolling down windows save fuel or not?
(Bankrate.Com, August 04, 2005)

Aquila near tire-burning milestone
(Kansas City Star, August 01, 2005)
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July 2005

Windmills are coming to America
(Scripps Howard News Service, July 29, 2005)

Energy bill aids wind, ethanol
(Wichita Eagle, July 29, 2005)

Cost of electricity rising like summer heat
(Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2005)

The future of fuel: It smells like popcorn
(Kansas City Star, July 26, 2005)
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Pawlenty urges Congress to mandate higher ethanol use
(Wichita Eagle, July 21, 2005)

Energy Secretary Bodman endorses ethanol mandates in energy bill
(The Kansas City Star, July 20, 2005)
(Registration required)

Oneok to Sell Production Arm
(Red Nova , July 20, 2005)

Experts: Oil prices burden budgets
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 19, 2005)

Study says ethanol not worth the energy
(Wichita Eagle, July 17, 2005)

Dulley: Solar lighting easy to install
(Wichita Eagle, July 16, 2005)

Dispute may hamper passage of energy bill
(Kansas City Star, July 14, 2005)
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Our Post-Oil Future Needs a Push
(Washington Post, July 14, 2005)
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The Oil Uproar That Isn't
(New York Times, July 12, 2005)
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Dulley: Options exist when building concrete home
(Wichita Eagle, July 09, 2005)

Delegates from ethanol conference visit MME plant
(Marshall (MO) Democrat-News, July 06, 2005)

As oil prices rise, shrugs at the gas pump
(Christian Science Monitor, July 05, 2005)

Editorial: Oil and Security
(Washington Post, July 05, 2005)
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Biodiesel takes its place at the pump
(MSNBC, July 01, 2005)

 

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