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Kansas Energy News

June 2004

Wabaunsee's bold step
(Manhattan Mercury, June 30, 2004)
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Oil and gas valuations skyrocket
(Garden City Telegram, June 30, 2004)

Aquila plant to burn tires as fuel
St. Joseph, MO facility has a cyclone boiler to reduce emissions
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 30, 2004)
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Wabaunsee says no to wind farms
(Manhattan Mercury, June 28, 2004)
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Wind back on agenda for county
(El Dorado Times, June 28, 2004)
(Subscription after 1st day)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, June 27, 2004)

Fueling a trend: Energy-conscious residents using mopeds, scooters
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 24, 2004)
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LETTER: Ethanol plant safe and beneficial
(Pratt Tribune, June 23, 2004)

LETTER: Vote 'yes' for road to ethanol plant
(Pratt Tribune, June 23, 2004)

LETTER: Road will pave way for economic development
(Pratt Tribune, June 23, 2004)

Diesels to lose sulfur belch
(Wichita Eagle, June 20, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, June 20, 2004)

Ethanol odors will be small, planners say
(Pratt Tribune, June 17, 2004)

Hybrid Hoopla
(Governing magazine, June 2004)

Editorial: Wind
(Wichita Eagle, June 17, 2004)

Gasoline prices coming down as supply goes up
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 15, 2004)

Recycling -- Use it again
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 15, 2004)
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War over wind whips through Flint Hills
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 14, 2004)
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Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, June 13, 2004)

Wind energy task force: Report serves as model
(Hutchinson News, June 12, 2004)

Making oil out of just about anything
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 12, 2004)

Higher oil tax collections not a big help
(Hutchinson News, June 10, 2004)

Higher prices fuel Kansas oil industry
Increase in drilling permits may help state revenues
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 10, 2004)

Editorial: Wind direction
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 9, 2004)

Wind energy task force presents options
(El Dorado Times, June 9, 2004)

Gas war: Petroleum vs. pollution
(Kansas City Star, June 9, 2004)
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Old track, new trolley: New option for abandoned railway
(Wichita Eagle, June 9, 2004)

Wind power task force lays out options
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 8, 2004)
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Caution urged toward wind energy
(Wichita Eagle, June 8, 2004)

Wind energy task force issues report
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 8, 2004)

Options offered to protect grasslands
(Kansas City Star, June 8, 2004)
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Need for local oil keeps rigs busy
(Wichita Eagle, June 6, 2004)

Editorial: Gas Pains - City, county waste money by burning premium
(Hutchinson News, June 6, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, June 6, 2004)

Alternative fuel backers pump up support
(Garden City Telegram, June 5, 2004)

Biodiesel backers pump up support
(Hutchinson News, June 5, 2004)

Premium gas policy called 'silly'
(Hutchinson News, June 5, 2004)

Wind farm report delayed
(El Dorado Times, June 4, 2004)

Free-cycling: Monthly. Three areas. No charge.
Local recycling business owner hopes free pick-up will encourage more recycling
(Wichita Eagle, June 4, 2004)

City to offer free vehicle emissions testing
(Wichita Eagle, June 4, 2004)

Editorial: Curbside
(Wichita Eagle, June 3, 2004)

Drivers seeking best gas prices
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 3, 2004)
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Energy council reshuffled
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 2, 2004)
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Forums to discuss power plant plans
(Kansas City Star, June 2, 2004)
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In recycling, easy does it
(Wichita Eagle, June 2, 2004)

County's gas prices rising because it uses city tanks
(Hutchinson News, June 2, 2004)

KCP&L lists options for meeting area's power demand
(Kansas City Business Journal, June 1, 2004)

May 2004

Peers recall Sen. Clark as caring, studious
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 31, 2004)
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Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 30, 2004)

Faced with $2 gas, a few folks swerve
(Wichita Eagle, May 27, 2004)

Racers seek mix of sun, speed
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 24, 2004)
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Less Guzzling Finding Favor
(Wichita Eagle, May 24, 2004)

Filling up costs more in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, May 23, 2004)

A Gas for Farmers
(Wichita Eagle, May 23, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 23, 2004)

Buyers high on hybrids
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 21, 2004)
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Gas pains
(Wichita Eagle, May 21, 2004)

Recycling program nears
(Salina Journal, May 20, 2004)

Solar cars run at Heartland Park
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 20, 2004)
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Rising gas prices don't keep purchasing down
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 20, 2004)
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County's recycling down, trash up
(Wichita Eagle, May 20, 2004)

Editorial: Gas Pains
(Garden City Telegram, May 19, 2004)

Rising prices prompting rise of alternative fuels
(Hillsboro Free Press, May 19, 2004)

Ethanol processors form alliance
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 18, 2004)
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Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 16, 2004)

Crude oil prices spur more well drilling in Kansas
(Dodge City Globe, May 15, 2004)

High crude oil prices spur drilling in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, May 15, 2004)

Ethanol Lowers Gas Prices, RFA Says
(High Plains Journal, May 14, 2004)

EPA rules target diesel emissions
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 14, 2004)
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Bill before Sebelius would permit $200M to attract power plant
(Hutchinson News, May 13, 2004)

Ethanol demand rising: Six plants operating in Kansas
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 13, 2004)
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Coal plants remain on table for region
(Gladstone (MO) Sun-News, May 13, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 9, 2004)

Pumping up gas prices
(Hutchinson News, May 7, 2004)

Gas prices pinching businesses, schools
(Hutchinson News, May 7, 2004)

State courts energy project
Bond use OK'd in bid for $1B power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 6, 2004)

Pumped up prices: Fuel hits the $2 mark in Cowley County
(Winfield Courier, May 6, 2004)

Voters must OK ethanol road
(Pratt Tribune, May 5, 2004)

Pumped up prices: Fuel hits the $2 mark in Cowley County
(Winfield Courier, May 6, 2004)

Chesser: Great Plains probably won't build two plants
(Kansas City Business Journal, May 4, 2004)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 2, 2004)

'Dr. Hydrogen' backs out of deal
Plans to purchase former Lawrence Farmland plant fall apart
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 1, 2004)

U.S. Energy News

June 2004

Nott: Jolted by Gas Prices? Don't Be Too Quick to Cuss the Refiners
(Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2004)
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Tired of premium? These cars tank up on vegetable oil
(Christian Science Monitor, June 29, 2004)

Drought-stricken farmers cash in on wind
(Albuquerque (NM) Tribune, June 28, 2004)

PG&E vs. cow power: Dairy farmers say the utility opposes energy from methane gas
(San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 2004)

E.P.A. Energy-Saving Spots Give Cars Short Shrift
(New York Times, June 25, 2004)
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Super air conditioners: big chill on energy waste
(Christian Science Monitor, June 24, 2004)

'Green' Roofs Sprout Up All Over
(NPR with links to audio, June 23, 2004)

Kuntzman: Hybrid Mania Hits the Big Time
(Newsweek.com, June 21, 2004)

Baby Steps on Greenhouse Gases
(Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2004)

Alternative-Energy Quest Is Blocked by a 1953 Law
(New York Times, June 21, 2004)
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A Sweet Way to Fuel Cars
(New York Times, June 21, 2004)
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Suddenly, It's Hip to Conserve Energy
(New York Times, June 20, 2004)
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Would More Drilling in America Make a Difference?
(New York Times, June 20, 2004)
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Dulley: Geothermal heat pumps save money
(Wichita Eagle, June 19, 2004)

Hotten: Instant hot water heaters have improved since '70s energy crisis
(Wichita Eagle, June 19, 2004)

Cooling Your House, Draining Your Wallet
(New York Times, June 17, 2004)
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Samuelson: Our Next Shortage
(Washington Post, June 17, 2004)
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Conda: To trim gas prices
(Washington Times, June 16, 2004)

House Passes Energy Bill for 3rd Time
(New York Times, June 16, 2004)
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Editorial: Excess Energy
(Washington Post, June 15, 2004)

Editorial: California Leads on Warming
(New York Times, June 15, 2004)
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Utility: Enron misled market
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 15, 2004)

Will: Adjusted for inflation, oil is still cheap
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 15, 2004)

Will: Measuring reserves slippery business
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 14, 2004)

Kaul: Gasoline -- the chickens come home to roost
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 14, 2004)

Ford to sell first hybrid SUV for about $27,000
(Detroit Free Press, June 14, 2004)

Author: U.S. faces a reality check over oil
(Denver Post, June 13, 2004)

Oil Gone: When the oil runs out
(Metro News (Santa Cruz, CA), June 9, 2004)

Jordan & Powell: After the oil runs out
(Dodge City Globe, June 9, 2004)

Technology measures corn's suitability for ethanol
(Wichita Eagle, June 7, 2004)

Dulley: Energy savers for the bathroom provide level of comfort as well
(Wichita Eagle, June 5, 2004)

Car owners turning to vegetable oil as cleaner, cheaper fuel alternative
(Wichita Eagle, June 3, 2004)

Expert: Crude isn't scarce; refineries are
(Wichita Eagle, June 3, 2004)

Editorial: Terrorism and Oil
(Washington Post, June 3, 2004)

Editorial: Shortcut on Nuclear Waste
(New York Times, June 3, 2004)
(Registration required)

Why oil prices are stubbornly high
(Christian Science Monitor, June 3, 2004)

$2-a-gallon gasoline takes its toll on Meals On Wheels
(Christian Science Monitor, June 3, 2004)

Editorial: Nuclear Waste Disposal
(Washington Post, June 2, 2004)

Fear drives up oil prices
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 2, 2004)

Ignatius: Why Gas Prices Are Too Low
(Washington Post, June 1, 2004)

May 2004

Dulley: Type of bulb is one option to consider when buying outdoor lighting
(Wichita Eagle, May 29, 2004)

Energy bind, but no cardigan-sweater ethic
(Christian Science Monitor, May 27, 2004)

Mufson: Is gas at $2 a gallon an emergency?
(Dodge City Globe, May 26, 2004)

Ignatius: Homemade Oil Crisis
(Washington Post, May 25, 2004)

Easterbrook: The 50-a-Gallon Solution
(New York Times, May 25, 2004)
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Morse & Obaid: The $40-a-Barrel Mistake
(New York Times, May 25, 2004)
(Registration required)

Editorial: To cut gas prices, pump up conservation
(Wisconsin State Journal, May 23, 2004)

Big 3 see tax hike as fuel-saving plan
(Detroit News, May 23, 2004)

Bray: NIMBY is behind high gasoline price
(Detroit News, May 23, 2004)

Burnett: Drilling would ease U.S. dependence
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, May 23, 2004)

DiPeso: Increase fuel economy of America's autos and create new technologies like fuel cells
(Detroit News, May 23, 2004)

Krauthammer: Raising gasoline tax would help consumers, economy
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, May 23, 2004)

Lieberman: Allow Arctic refuge drilling to increase supplies, while cutting red tape to makes refining cheaper
(Detroit News, May 23, 2004)

Uram: Raising fuel standards will propel U.S. forward
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, May 23, 2004)

Van Doren & Taylor: What to do about price spike? Ride it out
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, May 23, 2004)

Krauthammer: Tax and Drill
(Washington Post, May 21, 2004)

High gas prices tarnish SUV's appeal
(Christian Science Monitor, May 21, 2004)

Editorial: Pedal Power (Bike to work day)
(San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 2004)

Fuel Sippers Gaining on Heavyweights
As Gasoline Prices Continue to Rise, Large Vehicles Lose Favor
(Washington Post, May 20, 2004)

How gas prices figure into 'big picture' politics
(Christian Science Monitor, May 20, 2004)

Editorial: Petroleum president
(Madison, WI) Capital Times, May 20, 2004)

Ryan: Americans entitled to cheap gas -- right?
(San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 2004)

MSU building gets topped with a field of dreams
(Michigan State University Press Release, May 19, 2004)

Editorial: Gasoline Hysteria
(New York Times, May 19, 2004)
(Registration required)

Sloan: Don't Fret About Gas, Worry About Energy
(Washington Post, May 18, 2004)

Bush's Handling of Gas Costs Criticized
(Washington Post, May 18, 2004)

Editorial: Fueling change at the gas pump
(San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 2004)

Krugman: A Crude Shock
(New York Times, May 14, 2004)
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Post and beam houses are energy efficient
(Wichita Eagle, May 8, 2004)

Overnight, gas surges by 10 cents
(Wichita Eagle, May 7, 2004)

Ethanol futures start trading Friday
(Wichita Eagle, May 6, 2004)

Prices jump at the pump
(Wichita Eagle, May 5, 2004)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

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

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Washington Post: 'Enron Probe'

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

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