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Kansas Energy News

June 2005

Landmark energy bill provisions important to Kansas
(The Derby Reporter, June 30, 2005)

KCP&L makes case in Kansas for Mo. power plant
(Johnson County Sun, June 30, 2005)

KU hopes state funding goes full steam ahead
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 29, 2005)

Fueling the fire of high gas prices
(The Kansas City Star, June 28, 2005)
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Coffeyville plant brews oil, profits
(The Kansas City Star, June 27, 2005)
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Big squeeze by big oil
(The Kansas City Star, June 27, 2005)
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Possible wind farm stirs Bonaville residents
(The Hutchinson News, June 27, 2005)
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Company looking to put wind farm near Lindsborg
(The Hutchinson News, June 27, 2005)
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High gas prices raise demand for ethanol and plants to make it
(Wichita Eagle, June 27, 2005)

Aquila increases electricity costs for summer
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, June 27, 2005)

Westar Energy to offer $400 million in bonds (The Kansas City Star, June 27, 2005)
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Kansas counties begin bid for Westar Energy coal plant, 200 jobs
(Wichita Business Journal, June 27, 2005)

Editorial: Electric leadership
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 26, 2005)

Officials: Eminent domain last resort
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 26, 2005)

Enterprise Invests in Natural Gas Plants
(Forbes, June 23, 2005)

No oil boom here
(Hillsboro Free Press, June 22, 2005)

Customers to get a say on KCP&L proposals (The Kansas City Star, June 22, 2005)
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Kearny County still eyeing ethanol plant
(Garden City Telegram, June 21, 2005)

Possibility of wind farms in the county concerns some area residents
(McPherson Sentinel, June 21, 2005)

Prices create oil production activity
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, June 21, 2005)

Editorial: Coal power
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 19, 2005)

A 'significant' boost
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 19, 2005)

Company eyes Grant County location for new ethanol plant
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, June 19, 2005)

Coffeyville refinery brings impressive price
(Wichita Eagle, June 17, 2005)

Ethanol plant to locate in western Kansas
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 17, 2005)
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Crawford County eyes coal-fired power plant (Joplin (MO) Globe, June 17, 2005)

Ethanol plant to locate in Grant County
(Wichita Eagle, June 16, 2005)

Ethanol plant to locate in Grant County
(The Kansas City Star, June 16, 2005)
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EPA honors power company
(Coffeyville Journal, June 16, 2005)

Grant County chosen as site for ethanol plant
(Garden City Telegram, June 16, 2005)

Westar campaigning for rate increase
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 15, 2005)

Wolf Creek exec named
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 14, 2005)
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High fuel prices tighten farmers budgets
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 13, 2005)

A recipe for rural success
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 13, 2005)

A Sliver of Prairie Still Untamed
(New York Times, June 10, 2005)
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Report recommends Aquila sell its Kansas holdings
(The Kansas City Star, June 08, 2005)
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Heineman: Ethanol is a good fit for state
(McCOOK Daily Gazette, June 7, 2005)

Westar planning to rev up power
(Joplin (MO) Globe, June 6, 2005)

Explosion of gas rig kills two, injures one
(Wichita Eagle, June 3, 2005)

Advocate expects Westar's plant plans to cost consumers
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 3, 2005)

Consumer advocate sees higher rates over Westar's plans
(Wichita Eagle, June 3, 2005)

Biodiesel bus test at KU goes "well"
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 3, 2005)

U.S. not likely to build more refineries
(Wichita Eagle, June 2, 2005)

Residents testify against coal plant
(Platte County (MO) Sun, June 2, 2005)

City to negotiate Sunflower contract renewal
(Garden City Telegram, June 2, 2005)

Scott City schools working on energy efficiency
(Garden City Telegram, June 2, 2005)

Farmland seeks pipeline damages
(The Kansas City Star, June 2, 2005)
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May 2005

Reprieve welcome, even if short-lived
(The Manhattan Mercury, May 31, 2005)
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Ethanol boom means growth for Colwich firm
(Wichita Business Journal, May 27, 2005)

Residents opposed to new KCP&L plant at Iatan
(The Kansas City Star, May 26, 2005)
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Gasoline prices cut into spending
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 26, 2005)

Westar eyes future
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 26, 2005)
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Westar hires consultant to study sites for generation units
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 25, 2005)

Gas spill inquiry proceeds
(The Kansas City Star, May 25, 2005)
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Plant generates interest
(Garden City Telegram, May 25, 2005)

Aquila officially seeks rate hike, filing request with regulators
(The Kansas City Star, May 25, 2005)
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In Our View: Wind farm promises clean energy
(The Joplin (MO) Globe, May 25, 2005)

Westar taps Burns & McDonnell for site studies
(Kansas City Business Journal, May 24, 2005)

Westar looking for new power generation sites
(Wichita Business Journal, May 24, 2005)

Gas spill alerts health officials
(The Kansas City Kansan, May 24, 2005)

Work begins on Flint Hills wind farm project
(The Kansas City Star, May 24, 2005)
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Oil industry isn't the problem, but the solution
(The Kansas City Star, May 24, 2005)
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Federal inquiry planned in KCK gas spill
(The Kansas City Star, May 24, 2005)
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Interest in wind energy defended
(The Manhattan Mercury, May 24, 2005)
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Wind project begins as controversy rages on (Lawrence Journal-World, May 24, 2005)

Gasoline spills into Missouri River
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 24, 2005)

Gasoline pipeline spills 19,000 gallons in KCK (Kansas City Business Journal, May 23, 2005)

Humboldt may be next in line for ethanol plant
(Sioux City (IA) Journal , May 23, 2005)

Lower price of e85 fuel catches consumers' attention
(The Kansas City Star, May 23, 2005)
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Kansas sees biggest surge in oil and gas drilling in more than a decade
(Wichita Eagle, May 23, 2005)

Wind farm work fans Flint Hills debate
(Wichita Eagle, May 23, 2005)

Aquila seeks rate increase
(The Kansas City Star, May 21, 2005)
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Mineral rights target of Texas oil company
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, May 20, 2005)

County goes after accurate oil, gas valuations
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, May 20, 2005)

City switches to midgrade gas at garage
(The Hutchinson News, May 20, 2005)
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Switching gasoline grades
(The Hutchinson News, May 20, 2005)
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Kansas nuclear plant producing electricity again after refueling
(The Kansas City Star, May 20, 2005)
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Westar rate hearings set for fall
(Wichita Eagle, May 20, 2005)

Westar studies building a plant
(Wichita Eagle, May 20, 2005)

Westar CEO: New coal plant expected
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 20, 2005)
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Fill 'er up, with sun
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 20, 2005)
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Hog operation plans to use wind power
(Wichita Eagle, May 19, 2005)

Good gas news
(Claremore Daily Progress, May 12, 2005)

Fuel-for-all
(The Eudora News, May 12, 2005)

County issues permit for windfarm work
(Augusta Gazette, May 12, 2005)

Oneok buys Koch natural gas firms
(Wichita Eagle, May 11, 2005)

Editorial: Westar -- Just for energy (Topeka Capital-Journal, May 11, 2005)
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Butler County Windfarm Project
(Butler County (Press Release), May 10, 2005)

Kearny Co. to study feasibility of plant
(Garden City Telegram, May 10, 2005)

Regulators OK Aquila gas rate boost in Kansas
(The Kansas City Star, May 09, 2005)
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Judge dismisses wind farm suit
(Augusta Gazette, May 09, 2005)

SUV values, sales tanking
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 09, 2005)

Ethanol blends compete in price
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 08, 2005)

Costs prompt alternatives: Farmers seek biodiesel plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 08, 2005)

Kansas Wind Co. Seeks Investors For $200M Fund
(Power Finance & Risk, May 06, 2005)

Kearny County eyes ethanol plant
(Garden City Telegram, May 06, 2005)

Ethanol fuel rally planned
(The Eudora News, May 06, 2005)

Marion County residents debate impact of new zoning regs
(Hillsboro Free Press, May 04, 2005)

Gas leak causes traffic diversion on Kellogg
(Wichita Eagle, May 04, 2005)

KCP&L plans 'on track,' CEO says
(The Kansas City Star, May 04, 2005)
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Aquila swings to profit in first quarter
(The Kansas City Star, May 04, 2005)
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Biodiesel fuels a KU test trial
(The University Daily Kansan, May 03, 2005)

Natural gas rates climb; electricity may be next
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 03, 2005)

Montana's water problems spilling over into other states
(Great Falls (MT) Tribune, May 02, 2005)

Westar files electric rate increase request
(Wichita Business Journal, May 02, 2005)

Westar seeks $84 million increase in Kansas rates
(The Kansas City Star, May 02, 2005)
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U.S. Energy News

June 2005

Does dirty air cool the climate?
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 30, 2005)

Another dispute for Aquila plant
(The Kansas City Star, June 30, 2005)
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Biodiesel, ethanol markets may converge
( Mason City (IA) Globe Gazette, June 30, 2005)

France Will Get Fusion Reactor To Seek a Future Energy Source
(New York Times, June 29, 2005)
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Ignatius: Crude Courage
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2005)
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High-octane energy fight
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 29, 2005)

Wind farm near Akron approved
(The Fort Morgan (CO) Times, June 28, 2005)

Reynolds: Oil price cause and effect
(The Washington Times, June 28, 2005)

Editorial: Energy ideas, new and old
(The Washington Times, June 28, 2005)

A ‘crude’ awakening
(The Kansas City Star, June 27, 2005)
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Geologists take another look at Appalachians in search of oil
(The Kansas City Star, June 27, 2005)
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UC scientist says ethanol uses more energy than it makes
(San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 2005)

Lost Energy
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2005)
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Westar prepares for expansion
(The Hutchinson News, June 26, 2005)
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Ethanol producers unite to make biodiesel
(Des Moines (IA) Register, June 24, 2005)

ONEOK Announces Purchase of Koch Companies' Natural Gas Liquids Businesses
(Oil & Gas Journal, June 24, 2005)

Solar power getting cool reception
(Reno Gazette-Journal, June 23, 2005)

Wis. power plant project causes alarm
(Wichita Eagle, June 23, 2005)

Bush, Congress aim to boost nuclear industry
(The Kansas City Star, June 23, 2005)
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A new fuel fix: boon or bane?
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 23, 2005)

Energy-saving tips
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 23, 2005)

Dulley: Heating water with solar energy good for wallet, environment
(Wichita Eagle, June 23, 2005)

Bush Calls for More Nuclear Power Plants
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2005)
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Court rules against Aquila on Cass County plant
(Kansas City Business Journal, June 22, 2005)

Farmers increasingly counting on sunshine for energy production
(Wichita Eagle, June 22, 2005)

Nuclear one day may be cheapest
(Springfield (MO) News-leader, June 21, 2005)

Ethanol vote hints at presidential aspirations (The Kansas City Star, June 20, 2005)
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AEP announces pollution measures at plants (The Kansas City Star, June 20, 2005)
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Politics in play as senators debate future of support for ethanol
(Wichita Eagle, June 20, 2005)

Plan for more coal energy in Nevada runs into Calif. opposition
(Wichita Eagle, June 17, 2005)

Senate backs mandate to mix ethanol with gas
(The Kansas City Star, June 17, 2005)
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Senate Backs Using Renewable Energy to Generate Electricity
(Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2005)

Westar plans to add plant in Kansas
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 17, 2005)
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Researchers study waste as electricity
(The Kansas City Star, June 16, 2005)
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Environmental concerns generate new interest in nuclear power
(The Kansas City Star, June 16, 2005)
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Independence wants to plug into KCP&L plant
(Kansas City Business Journal, June 16, 2005)

Corn-oil extractor hits market
(Argus Leader, June 16, 2005)

Senate approves ethanol mandate for gasoline as part of energy bill
(The Kansas City Star, June 16, 2005)
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Oil prices up after OPEC ‘gesture’
(The Kansas City Star, June 16, 2005)
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As TVs grow, so do electric bills
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 16, 2005)

Bill could drop Alaska drilling
(Rocky Mountain News, June 15, 2005)

Senate Proposes Broader Energy Tax Package
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2005)
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Emissions Regulations Could Stall Energy Bill
(New York Times, June 15, 2005)
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Demand for Natural Gas Brings Big Import Plans, and Objections
(New York Times, June 15, 2005)
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Electrifying natural gas rise
(Toledo Blade, June 14, 2005)

BP: energy consumption likely to be lower
(Wichita Eagle, June 14, 2005)

An odd couple and the energy bill
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 14, 2005)

Feeling the Heat
(New York Times, June 14, 2005)
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Biodiesel, Made From Soybeans, Is Catching On
(Los Angeles Times, June 13, 2005)

Utilities show interest in new nuke plants
(Wichita Eagle, June 13, 2005)

Expert: 'Coal beats natural gas'
(Springfield (MO) News-leader, June 13, 2005)

Duke Power starts testing of fuel made of weapons-grade plutonium
(Wichita Eagle, June 13, 2005)

Duke Power starts testing of fuel made of weapons-grade plutonium
(Wichita Eagle, June 10, 2005)

OPEC to consider joint project with EU
(Wichita Eagle, June 10, 2005)

World's biggest wind farm proposed
(Stuff, June 10, 2005)

I'll take fries with that and a tankful of grease
(The (Columbia, SC) State, June 9, 2005)

Cargill to make biodiesel at new plant in Iowa
(Wichita Eagle, June 9, 2005)

140 American Cities Leading Way to Greener World
(EV World, June 08, 2005)

Piperato: Going Nuclear?
(Chronogram, June 08, 2005)

Coming in out of the cold: Cold fusion, for real
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 08, 2005)

25 mpg won't end US energy problem
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 08, 2005)

Soon, plants to power your car
(ZEE News, June 7, 2005)

Missouri testing the wind potential
(The Kansas City Star, June 7, 2005)
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Hybrids pave the way for biofuel vehicles
(Bay City (MI) Times, June 6, 2005)

U.S. weekly oil and gas rig count up by 22
(Wichita Eagle, June 6, 2005)

Missouri, developers study wind energy
(The Kansas City Star, June 6, 2005)
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Wind power gets another whirl
(STL today, June 4, 2005)

Urban centers slow to turn green: Putting housing where people work, play is challenge
(San Francisco Chronicle, June 3, 2005)

U.S. not likely to build more refineries
(Wichita Eagle, June 2, 2005)

Blunt renews call for 10 percent ethanol in gasoline
(The Kansas City Star, June 2, 2005)
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EPA rejects ethanol waivers from states
(Wichita Eagle, June 2, 2005)

An escape valve for greenhouse gas
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 02, 2005)

Dirty Money
(Mother Jones, June 02, 2005)

Industry leader is optimistic for ethanol's future
(Brownfield Network, June 01, 2005)

May 2005

Midwest research projects look to hydrogen
(Wichita Eagle, May 02, 2005)

 

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