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Some of the news stories about the Wind and Prairie Task Force and wind-energy issues in the Flint Hills and Kansas are listed below. More news about wind energy and other energy is available from the Kansas Energy Information Network.

Task force discusses more 'how' than 'if' about wind farms
(Manhattan Mercury, May 12, 2004)

Wind farm zoning one step closer
(Manhattan Mercury, May 11, 2004)

Earth, wind, and fire in Kansas Flint Hills
(Letter to the Editor, Manhattan Mercury, May 7, 2004)

Wind turbine moratorium in Flint Hills would hurt Kansans
(Letter to the Editor, Manhattan Mercury, April 30, 2004)

Task force hears from locals
(Manhattan Mercury, April 29, 2004)

Wind and Prairie Task Force Schedules Public Forums
(Governor's news release, April 23, 2004)

Economy, ecology fan wind farm debate
(Wichita Eagle, April 17, 2004)

Task force hopes to harness wind energy, prairie debate
(Lawrence Journal World, April 16, 2004)

Task force grapples with wind farm development as deadline nears
(Dodge City Daily Globe, April 16, 2004)

Tax credit suspension stalling wind energy
(Kansas.com, April 16, 2004)

Turbine plan stirs debate
(The Hutchinson News, April 8, 2004)

Prospecting for power, these wildcatters go where the wind blows
(Kansas City Star, April 6, 2004)

Wind and Prairie Task Force to Meet in Topeka
(Governor's news release, April 12, 2004)

In Montezuma, they see wind farm reaping tourist cash
(Manhattan Mercury, March 28, 2004)

Wind and Prairie Task Force to Meet in Topeka
(Governor's news release, March 16, 2004)

Editorial: Wind-power frenzy--Just because some advocates want to protect the Flint Hills region is not reason to cut the rest of the state off from wind-power developments
(Lawrence Journal World, February 22, 2004)

Task force urged to set stiff wind farm regulations
(Lawrence Journal World, February 22, 2004)

Wind and Prairie Task Force to Meet in Topeka
(Governor's news release, February 16, 2004)

Editorial: Wind--Don't lose momentum
(Wichita Eagle, February 2, 2004)

Wichitans part of wind energy task force
(Wichita Business Journal, January 19, 2004)

Kansas appoints wind power task force
(Kansas City Business Journal, January 19, 2004)

Chairman backs away from proposal to end wind power tax break
(Wichita Eagle, January 22, 2004)

Bill could 'kill' wind energy efforts in state
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 21, 2004)

Wind and Prairie Task Force Members Appointed
(Kansas Geological Survey news release, January 20, 2004)

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

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

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

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

Detailed rules on turbines are OK'd
(El Dorado Times, Oct. 30, 2003)

Adviser says (Wabaunsee) county needs land-use plan
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Oct. 18, 2003)


SERCC Wind and Prairie Task Force
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