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Kansas Energy News

April 2005

Kansas deal boosts KCP&L power plant
(The Kansas City Star, April 29, 2005)
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KCP&L, KCC staff reach deal on plant
(The Business Journal, April 29, 2005)

Gas costs steer study into hybrids
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 29, 2005)

Cheers for Bush's energy proposals
(Winfield Courier, April 28, 2005)

'T' travel sees boost
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 27, 2005)

In gas prices, relief is elusive
(The Kansas City Star, April 26, 2005)
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Boom resuscitates Kansas companies
(Wichita Eagle, April 25, 2005)

Kansans discuss wind energy, land value
(Kansas State Collegian, April 23, 2005)

Gas stations cling to profits as supplier costs dwindle
(The Kansas City Star, April 22, 2005)
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Aquila considering options, including reverse stock split
(The Kansas City Star , April 21, 2005)
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Editorial: Take efficiency, not drilling
(The Kansas City Star, April 19, 2005)
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Kansas law helps electrify rural areas
(The Business Journal, April 19, 2005)

Ethanol blends offer fuel savings
(Wichita Eagle, April 19, 2005)

City looks to comply with energy ordinance
(Columbia Missourian, April 18, 2005)

Westar Energy Settles With Shareholders
(Forbes.Com, April 15, 2005)

Wichita ethanol company merges
(Wichita Eagle, April 13, 2005)

Kansas gasoline prices up 9.2 percent in April
(Wichita Business Journal, April 13, 2005)

Midwest Energy, ONEOK reach an agreement
(Garden City Telegram, April 13, 2005)

Public discusses Aquila's proposal
(The Hutchinson News, April 13, 2005)

Proposed Aquila rate increase worries Kansans
(Wichita Eagle, April 12, 2005)

Kansas gas pumps no longer have to note ethanol content
(The Kansas City Star, April 12, 2005)
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Going green
(The Kansas City Star, April 12, 2005)
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Fueling concern
(Salina Journal, April 11, 2005)

Tandem Energy announces gas drilling program
(Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram, April 10, 2005)

Kansas City Power & Light could begin construction of a second coal-fed power plant
(Platte County Sun, April 8, 2005)

Aquila asks for rate hike
(Garden City Telegram, April 7, 2005)

Jump in gas prices won't be the last
(Wichita Eagle, April 6, 2005)

Aquila seeks more
(The Pratt Tribune, April 5, 2005)

Sebelius signs bill designed to help fuel ethanol sales
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 5, 2005)

Wind farm to generate gains for power firm
(The (UK) Scotsman, April 5, 2005)

March 2005

Altus Explorations, Inc. Provides Update on Lake Creek No. 2 Well
(Press release on Express NewsLine, March 30, 2005)

Agreement advances KCP&L's new coal-fired plant
(The Kansas City Star, March 30, 2005)
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Kansas City Power & Light gets initial green light for coal plant
(Wichita Eagle, March 30, 2005)

KCP&L gets initial approval for coal plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 30, 2005)

KCP&L gets tentative agreement for new plant near Weston
(The Kansas City Star, March 29, 2005)
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One man's fish fry grease is another man's vehicle fuel
(The Kansas City Star, March 28, 2005)
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High gasoline prices put ethanol in spotlight (Lawrence Journal-World, March 28, 2005)

Booming times for the industry
(Wichita Eagle, March 24, 2005)

Aquila rebukes KCC conclusion
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 24, 2005)

Aquila told most of it must go
(The Kansas City Star, March 23, 2005)
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Zilkha wind firm purchased
(Houston Chronicle, March 22, 2005)

Gift promotes ethanol use (Topeka Capital-Journal, March 22, 2005)
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Installing a windmill can help cut electric bills
(Wichita Eagle, March 21, 2005)

Proposed bicycle trail awaits Senate approval
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 21, 2005)

It's not as bad as it seems
(The Kansas City Star , March 20, 2005)
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Corn Belt knows ethanol's value
( Topeka Capital-Journal, March 17, 2005)
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ScottishPower faces American lawsuits over wind farm bid
(Scotland (UK) on Sunday, March 13, 2005)

Eager for ethanol
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 13, 2005)
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Pratt to have state's largest plant
(Hutchinson News, March 13, 2005)

Farmers, developers clash over wind farms
(Harris News Service, March 9, 2005)

Gas prices rise, fall in unison
(Wichita Eagle, March 9, 2005)

Official: Company plans to proceed with wind farm
(Dodge City Globe, March 8, 2005)

Wind farm proposal moves ahead
(Wichita Eagle, March 8, 2005)

Aquila to propose new electric contract
(Pratt Tribune, March 8, 2005)

High prices at the gas pump likely to remain
(Hutchinson News, March 8, 2005)
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Feb. gas prices could be a prelude of things to come
(Hutchinson News, March 8, 2005)
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Winds of change stir at KU
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 7, 2005)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, March 6, 2005)

Bill involving landfill gas concerns Shawnee officials
(Johnson County Sun, March 3, 2005)

Committee hears ethanol use report
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 3, 2005)
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Panel considers transmission bill
(Hutchinson News, March 2, 2005)
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Brace yourself for a new price jump at the pump
(Wichita Eagle, March 2, 2005)

U.S. Energy News

April 2005

LIPA/FPL Request Offshore Approval for Wind Project
(Renewable Energy Access, April 29, 2005)

Zoo may use animal waste as energy source
(The Kansas City Star, April 29, 2005)
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Microbial Fuel Cell: High Yield Hydrogen Source and Wastewater Cleaner
(Kansas City infoZine, April 29, 2005)

Global competition for energy heats up
(Wichita Eagle, April 29, 2005)

Durbin: U.S. must invest in alternative energy to secure our future
(Chicago Sun-Times, April 28, 2005)

Ackermann & Patton: Pro-drilling politicians are living in the past
(The Seattle Times, April 28, 2005)

Bush Unveils Energy Proposals
(Washington Post, April 28, 2005)
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Bush Gives Energy Plan Amid High Prices
(Washington Post, April 27, 2005)
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Senate gets energy bill as Republicans seek to tap into anger over gas prices
(The Kansas City Star, April 27, 2005)
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Biodiesel plant brings new energy
(Columbia Missourian, April 26, 2005)

Democrats: Bill will boost gas prices
(Wichita Eagle, April 26, 2005)

Ritch: The Key to Our Energy Future
(Washington Post, April 26, 2005)
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Biofuels given short shrift as energy alternative
(Foster's Daily Democrat (Dover, NH), April 25, 2005)

Consumers Looking to Renewable Energy as a Source for Electricity
(High Plains Journal, April 25, 2005)

In Wisconsin, tilting at windmills is a serious matter
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 25, 2005)

Republicans seek to tap into anger over gas prices
(The Kansas City Star, April 25, 2005)
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Wind Turbine Manufacturer Partners with John Deere Co.
(Renewable Energy Access, April 22, 2005)

Congress Fiddles While Oil Burns
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 22, 2005)

State officials losing fight over energy bill House would give U.S. more power in offshore drilling, natural gas storage sites
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 21, 2005)

Hot stuff for a cool Earth
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 21, 2005)

Oil Companies Lose Effort to End Suits Over Contaminated Water
(New York Times, April 21, 2005)
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Bush Concedes Energy Bill Offers No Help on Gas Prices
(New York Times, April 21, 2005)
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O'Donnell: Polluter-Friendly Energy
(Alternet, April 20, 2005)

Solar-Energy Technologies Increasing Use of Electricity from Sunlight
(All American Patriots, April 20, 2005)

Editorial: The Missing Energy Strategy
(New York Times, April 19, 2005)
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Is it all relative? Maybe oil prices aren't so bad, after all.
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 19, 2005)

Growing greener, little by little
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 18, 2005)

Bush prods Congress on energy legislation
(Wichita Eagle, April 18, 2005)

Price for Wyoming coal surges after years of stagnation
(The Kansas City Star, April 15, 2005)
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Will LEDs outshine the bulb?
(Wichita Eagle, April 15, 2005)

A Dirty Little Footnote to the Energy Bill
(New York Times, April 15, 2005)
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Energy Up, Bush's Approval Rating Down
(Forbes.Com, April 13, 2005)

Governors Seek Wider Ethanol Use
(The Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2005)

Nuclear Plants Not Keeping Track of Waste
(Washington Post, April 12, 2005)
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Kristof: Nuclear energy is green
(Taiwan News after New York Times, April 11, 2005)

Marine Life Complicates Removal of Old Oil Rigs
(Washington Post, April 11, 2005)
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Gas bonanza shakes dust from Western towns
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 11, 2005)

Lewis: Crazy on Carbon Dioxide
(National Review Online, April 8, 2005)

No rush seen to accelerate fuel efficiency
(Rutland (VT) Herald, April 8, 2005)

Tour promotes other ways to go
(Springfield (MO) News-Leader, April 8, 2005)

Rising Oil Prices Changing National Energy Strategies
(Voice of America, April 7, 2005)

Top U.S. regulator of energy quitting FERC chairman faced confirmation trouble in Senate
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 7, 2005)

Oil prices pinch other spending
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 7, 2005)

Gas-thirsty cars imperil U.S., conservative ex-officials warn
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 7, 2005)

Oil cost stokes push for policy
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 5, 2005)

Goodbye To All That Oil
(AlterNet, April 5, 2005)

Wind farm proposed east of DIA
(Rocky Mountain News, April 5, 2005)

Western governors back power grid project (The Kansas City Star, April 5, 2005)
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Greenspan: Energy prices should stabilize
(The Kansas City Star , April 5, 2005)
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Toaster oven is more efficient than a large oven broiler
(Wichita Eagle, April 4, 2005)

US in race to unlock new energy source
(Guardian Unlimited, April 4, 2005)

Even Red States Considering Going 'Geo-Green'?
(EV World, April 1, 2005)

Crude futures rise to new high above $57
(The Kansas City Star, April 1, 2005)
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March 2005

OTTAWAY: Tyranny's Full Tank
(New York Times, March 31, 2005)
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PRERAU: Spring Forward Faster
(New York Times, March 31, 2005)
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U.S poll indicates support for 1000% increase to renewables
(reFOCUS, March 30, 2005)

New bill hikes use of ethanol by Missouri
(Columbia Daily Tribune, March 30, 2005)

Samuelson: A New Era for Oil?
(Washington Post, March 30, 2005)
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Texas could hit renewable energy goal this year
(The Kansas City Star, March 29, 2005)
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Oil prices spread to grapes, TVs, pizza
(The Christian Science Monitor, March 29, 2005)

The Short Path to Oil Independence
(ENN.com, March 28, 2005)

Nuclear fuel storage method questioned Agency disputes terror warnings by science panel
(San Francisco Chronicle, March 28, 2005)

FRIEDMAN: Geo-Greening by Example
(New York Times, March 27, 2005)
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SACKS: Me and My Hybrid
(New York Times, March 25, 2005)
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HOMER-DIXON & FRIEDMANN: Coal in a Nice Shade of Green
(New York Times, March 25, 2005)
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DEFFEYES: What Happens Once the Oil Runs Out?
(New York Times, March 20, 2005)
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Ethanol futures begin trading on Chicago exchange
(Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 25, 2005)

Texas explosion raises concerns about aging refineries
(The Christian Science Monitor, March 25, 2005)

Hydrogen-powered cars may become more practical
(Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 24, 2005)

Big hopes raised for biodiesel fuel
(Connecticut Post, March 24, 2005)

Experts discuss nuclear power as energy
(Wichita Eagle, March 24, 2005)

Will: Nevada's Big Test
(Washington Post, March 24, 2005)
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Keystone ups Wind Power for night skiing
(Summit Daily News, March 3, 2005)

Corn-based ethanol will fuel Indy 500
(Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune, March 21, 2005)

Predictions Vary for Refuge as Drilling Plan Develops
(New York Times, March 20, 2005)
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Editorial: New Lab Delves Into Plants For Fuels
(Science Daily, March 18, 2005)

Xcel finishes contract talks on wind plants
(Rocky Mountain News, March 17, 2005)

Senate Votes to Allow Drilling in Arctic Reserve
(New York Times, March 17, 2005)
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Editorial: More Energy Follies
(New York Times, March 15, 2005)
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Norton: Call of the Mild
(New York Times, March 14, 2005)
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Bush-Backed Emissions Bill Fails to Reach Senate Floor
(New York Times, March 10, 2005)
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Soaring world oil demand keeps gas prices on the rise
(San Francisco Chronicle, March 8, 2005)

How high could cost of gas go?
(The Christian Science Monitor, March 8, 2005)

Plug into the Sun
(Mother Earth News, August/Sept. 2003)

Rob Zaleski: Wind farm, bats may not be good match
(Madison (WI) Capital Times, March 7, 2005)

Editorial: Clear Skies, R.I.P.
(New York Times, March 7, 2005)
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Tilting at windmills
(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 6, 2005)

Installing a windmill can help cut electric bills
(News Tribune, March 3, 2005)

Utility Exposes Enron Greed at Its Core
(Washington Post, March 1, 2005)
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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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