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Kansas Energy News

December 2003

Flint Hills wind farm to be considered
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 28, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 28, 2003)

No easy answers
Although Kansas seems a prime spot for harnessing wind for power, supporters, opponents of the idea at drawing lines in the sand
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, Dec. 27, 2003)

Railway removal could put stop to ethanol plans
(Hutchinson News, December 26, 2003)

Editorial: Westar Energy -- Right step
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 26, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 21, 2003)

Derailment cleanup complete
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 19, 2003)

Railroad back on track
600 feet of line replaced after 14 coal cars derail
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 19, 2003)

Wreck dumps 16 cars of coal
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 18, 2003)

Train derails in Lawrence
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 18, 2003)

EDITORIAL - Throwing caution to the wind farms
(Winfield Courier, December 17, 2003)

Butler Co. approves wind farm -- again
(Wichita Eagle, December 17, 2003)

Ethanol venture to base in Wichita
(Wichita Eagle, December 17, 2003)

Mesler: Case for nuclear power more compelling today
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 17, 2003)

Danish Wind Power Giants Merge
(SolarAccess.com, December 15, 2003)

Atchison distillery producing finished alcohol again
(Kansas City Business Journal, Dec.15, 2003)

Meade rejects wind turbines
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 14, 2003)

Ethanol plant in Garnett still seeking investors
(Wichita Eagle, December 14, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 14, 2003)

Meade reps say no to wind turbines
(Hutchinson News, December 13, 2003)

Dismantling oil refinery begins
(Arkansas City Traveler, December 11, 2003)

Geologist urges pursuit of coal plant
(Hutchinson News, December 10, 2003)

Kingman, corporation announce power-line deal
(Hutchinson News, December 10, 2003)

Editorial: OPEC production
(Hutchinson News, December 10, 2003)

County looks into glass recycling
(Wichita Eagle, December 9, 2003)

Commercial wind farms will be discussed by county again
(El Dorado Times, December 8, 2003)

Editorial: Recovering trapped oil -- Bubblin' crude
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 8, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 7, 2003)

Experiment in oil recovery begins in Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 5, 2003)

Oil-field magicians pump new oil from Kansas rock
(Wichita Eagle, December 5, 2003)

Indictment: Wittig looted Westar
(Wichita Eagle, December 5, 2003)

Utilities drop plans for plant in southwest Missouri
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 5, 2003)

Sierra Club warns of health dangers
(Atchison Daily Globe, Dec. 3, 2003)

Wholesale natural gas prices remain volatile as cold weather arrives
(Dodge City Globe, December 2, 2003)

Black & Veatch will help Kansas Wind Power with study
(Kansas City Business Journal, December 1, 2003)

Editorial: Composting makes sense
(Hutchinson News, December 1, 2003)

Gas additive cleanup may hit taxpayers
(Wichita Eagle, December 1, 2003)

November 2003

Experts: Oil, gas field leaks pose lasting threat
(Wichita Eagle, November 30, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, November 30, 2003)

Coal-bed methane gas drilling boosts SE Kansas economy
(Dodge City Globe, November 29, 2003)

KU project to revive oil field
Carbon dioxide may inject new life into Kansas wells
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 28, 2003)

Towns glad energy bill derailed
(Wichita Eagle, November 28, 2003)

MTBE cleanup progressing
(Hutchinson News, November 30, 2003)

Kansas Wind Power hires firm to design project
(Wichita Business Journal, November 26, 2003)

Kansas public offering closes next month
(Wichita Business Journal, November 26, 2003)

Wind farm vote heading back to commission
(El Dorado Times, November 26, 2003)

Editorial: Higher gasoline prices
(Hutchinson News, November 26, 2003)

Butler Co. judge rejects wind farm approval
(Wichita Eagle, November 25, 2003)

Kansas seeks to force more oil from wells
(Kansas City Business Journal, November 24, 2003)

Natural gas cost solutions in short supply
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 23, 2003)

Hoisington ponders using wind power
(Hutchinson News, November 22, 2003)

Kansas may benefit from energy bill
(Leavenworth Times, November 20, 2003)

Editorial: Presents
Congress' energy bill is a big giveaway
(Wichita Eagle, November 19, 2003)

Wolf Creek power plant to be off-line for repairs
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, Nov. 20, 2003)

13-cent jump in gas prices shocks drivers
(Hutchinson News, November 20, 2003)

One of two wind farm lawsuits withdrawn
(El Dorado Times, November 19, 2003)

Major Provisions of the Energy Bill
(Wichita Eagle, November 19, 2003)

Fueling controversy
Federal energy bill aids producers but shields possible polluters
(Wichita Eagle, November 19, 2003)

Editorial: Wrong spot (De Soto Wind farm)
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 18, 2003)

Five sites eyed for coal-fired plant
(Springfield (MO) News-Leader, Nov. 16, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, November 16, 2003)

Recycling festival to feature environmental concert
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Nov. 14, 2003)

Plan would locate wind farm on former Sunflower ammo plant site
(Kansas City Star, November 13, 2003)
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Winter's on the way, natural gas prices are rising - What's our plan?
(El Dorado Times, Nov. 13, 2003)

Court filings claim ONEOK overloaded gas
(The Newton Kansan, Nov. 12, 2003)

Meeting participants decry Kingman's high utility costs
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 12, 2003)

Event to encourage recycling
(Wichita Eagle, November 12, 2003)

Suit: Storage breach caused gas explosions
(Wichita Eagle, November 12, 2003)

Motion filed in gas suit
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 11, 2003)

N. Newton stalls energy agreement
(The Newton Kansan, Nov. 11, 2003)

Programmable thermostats can help reduce energy bills
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 10, 2003)

Big cost blocks small-scale wind power
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 9, 2003)

Nuclear hiring power: Able grads in demand
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Nov. 9, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, November 9, 2003)

It pays to 'winterize' homes, cars
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 8, 2003)

Low temps, higher bills
(Garden City Telegram, November 7, 2003)

Faculty to speak on wind farm issue
(Kansas State University Collegian, Nov. 6, 2003)

Santa Fe forecasting firm stirs up wind farm business
(New Mexico Business Weekly, Nov. 3, 2003)

WINDCHILL: Opponents like wind farms . . . elsewhere
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 2, 2003)

State a prospect for wind-power projects despite many hurdles
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 2, 2003)

Wind power becoming serious contender in energy industry
(Hutchinson News, Nov. 2, 2003)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, November 2, 2003)

Local Archives

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Energy News, August-November, 2001

Energy News, April - July, 2001

U.S. Energy News

December 2003

Knobloch: Clean air? Congress says no
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Dec. 29, 2003)

Dulley: Direct-vent space heaters can save energy safely
(Wichita Eagle, December 20, 2003)

Natural gas cost brings inquiry
(Wichita Eagle, December 17, 2003)

Durante: Energy bill needs recharge
(Washington Times, December 15, 2003)

Bush's Energy Policy Lives Where the Deer and the Antelope Play
(New York Times, December 14, 2003)
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Dulley: SIPS construction a good choice for dream home
(Wichita Eagle, December 6, 2003)

Along nuclear reactor's path, cries of 'NIMBY'
This week, a radioactive 770-ton vessel begins a long and circuitous trip - amid fights over routes and risks.
(Wichita Eagle, December 4, 2003)

SUV design to even up road safety
Automakers agree that in a SUV collision with a passenger car, the SUV's passengers are more likely to survive.
(Wichita Eagle, December 4, 2003)

Automakers to Redesign S.U.V.'s to Reduce Risks
(New York Times, December 4, 2003)
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E.P.A. Drafts New Rules for Emissions From Power Plants
(New York Times, December 4, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: Swearing Fealty to Ethanol
(New York Times, December 3, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: A bad bill loses energy
(The (Madison, Wis.) Capital Times, Dec. 1, 2003)

November 2003

Editorial: Good Ridance, Energy Bill...
(Denver Post, November 26, 2003)

Editorial: Next time, guard our lands
(Denver Post, November 26, 2003)

Murray: Green Civil War
(Tech Central Station, November 26, 2003)

Editorial: Energy measure deserved to die
(Kansas City Star, November 26, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: Tax Credits Play Favorites with Fuel-Efficient Vehicles
(Detroit News, November 25, 2003)

G.O.P. Leaders Dropping Push for an Energy Bill This Year
(New York Times, November 25, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Energy vision needed before energy bill
(Fort Collins Coloradoan, November 24, 2003)

GOP tries to rescue energy bill
(Wichita Eagle, November 24, 2003)

Editorial: Rays of Hope on Energy
(New York Times, November 24, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Nader: Energy Showdown
(The Progress Report, November 2003)

Editorial: Congratulations (Energy Bill)
(Washington Post, November 23, 2003)

At 1,200 Pages, the Energy Plan Weighs Itself Down
(New York Times, November 23, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Dulley: Corn, pellets are the cheapest sources of home heat
(Wichita Eagle, November 22, 2003)

Why some greens favor energy bill
(Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 21, 2003)

Editorial: Congress should reject wasteful energy bill
(Kansas City Star, November 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: An Energy Throwback
(Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: ENERGY BILL: House-passed version is a disaster for environment
(Detroit Free Press, November 19, 2003)

House Approves Energy Measure
(Washington Post, November 18, 2003)

Commentary: Don't believe Energy Bill hype
(Washington Times, November 19, 2003)

Editorial: China's Message on Energy
(New York Times, November 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Consensus on Energy Bill Arose One Project at a Time
(New York Times, November 19, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: Somewhat More Reliable Power
(Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 18, 2003)

Editorial: Depleted Energy
(Washington Post, November 18, 2003)

Editorial: A Shortage of Energy
(New York Times, November 18, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

Editorial: Waiting for energy reform
(Washington Times, November 18, 2003)

House, Senate GOP Agree on Energy Bill
(Washington Post, November 14, 2003)

Ignatius: Check that oil
(Washington Post, November 14, 2003)

House, Senate GOP Agree on Energy Bill
(Washington Post, November 14, 2003)

Natural Gas Price Drivers: Issues of Supply and Demand (PDF)
(Burns & McDonnell TECHBriefs, Fall 2003)

Editorial: Lands Worth Leaving Alone
(New York Times, November 14, 2003)
(Registration is required to view.)

New power source: wall vibrations
(Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 13, 2003)

Delay on Energy Bill Vote Threatens Adjournment Plan
(New York Times, November 11, 2003)
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Dave Zweifel: Amtrak funding still on wrong track
(The Capital Times (Madison, Wis.), Nov. 10, 2003)

Dulley: Replace old windows to save energy and money
(Wichita Eagle, November 8, 2003)

Businesses Jump on an SUV Loophole
(Washington Post, November 7, 2003)

Howes: Quantum leap to hybrid SUVs in world market will take time
(Detroit News, November 7, 2003)

Hybrids Are the Stars at Tokyo's Auto Show
(New York Times, November 6, 2003)
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As Earth Warms, the Hottest Issue Is Energy
(New York Times, November 4, 2003)
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Editorial: Ethanol's False Promise
(Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 3, 2003)

Renewable fuels debate threatens energy bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 3, 2003)

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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