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Kansas Energy News

June 2002

Windmill plan draws protests
(Manhattan Mercury, June 29, 2002)

Farm Bureau to promote ethanol
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 29, 2002)

Westar management, salaries denounced
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 29, 2002)

Editorial: Amtrak finances
(Hays Daily News, June 27, 2002)

Baldwin residents express discontent
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 26, 2002)

McFeatters: Keeping Amtrak on track
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 26, 2002)

College-age bicyclers engage in 4,000-mile trek for cancer cure
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 26, 2002)

Editorial: Wind Farmers
(Hays Daily News, June 25, 2002)

Water requests upsetting landowners
(Garden City Telegram, June 25, 2002)

Oregon men who are biking across country stop off in Pittsburg
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 25, 2002)

McClure won't seek re-election
(Hays Daily News, June 24, 2002)

Amtrak's future in doubt
(Garden City Telegram, June 24, 2002)

Ethanol fuels hope for farmers
(Lawrence Journal World, June 23, 2002)

Wind power pleases some, worries others
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 24, 2002)

Western Resources becomes Westar Energy
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 23, 2002)

Schlageck: Ethanol can fuel the future
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 22, 2002)

Graves: Ethanol Makes Sense
(Hays Daily News, June 20, 2002)

Headwinds challenge cyclists in final days
(Hays Daily News, June 17, 2002)

Helping hands: NHS club aids bicyclist on trek to raise cystic fibrosis funds
(Hutchinson News, June 17, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, June 17, 2002)

Bicyclists endure state's ever-changing weather, road rage
(Hays Daily News, June 14, 2002)

K.C. company might form a partnership for deregulated energy trading business
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 14, 2002)

Holcomb council approves Sunflower deal
(Garden City Telegram, June 13, 2002)

Nuclear waste route passes through city
(Lawrence Journal World, June 13, 2002)

Ethanol plant gets OK to seek investors
(Hays Daily News, June 12, 2002)

Western to change its name
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 12, 2002)

Bikers stop in Hays
(Hays Daily News, June 11, 2002)

Sunflower Contract Back on Holcomb Agenda
(Garden City Telegram, June 11, 2002)

Web site to track paths of nuclear waste shipments
(Lawrence Journal World, June 11, 2002)

Cyclists take to highways
(Hays Daily News, June 10, 2002)

Bike Depot to remain open
(Hays Daily News, June 8, 2002)

Oil tank explosion shakes Dexter
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 8, 2002)

Judge OKs gas lawsuit
(Hutchinson News, June 7, 2002)

Gas companies seek gag order in wrongful-death suit
(Hutchinson News, June 7, 2002)

Natural gas production drops by 8 percent
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 1, 2002)

Western demands payment from N.M. energy company
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 1, 2002)

May 2002

Regulations on natural gas storage advancing steadily
(Hutchinson News, May 31, 2002)

Order could penalize KGS for role in Hutchinson gas crisis
(Hutchinson News, May 31, 2002)

Plans to sell stock proceed
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 31, 2002)

Radioactive road trip
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 30 2002)

Spent fuel from Wolf Creek would be sent to Nevada site
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 30 2002)

Glass recycling to remain
(Salina Journal, May 30, 2002)

Western executive criticizes ONEOK
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 30 2002)

Wichita's top recycler to stop taking glass
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 28 2002)

A look at energy wholesaler Aquila Inc.
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 26, 2002)

Aquila's Robert Green talks about California, Enron and alternative energy
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 26, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 26, 2002)

New generators to boost Sterling's power
(Hutchinson News, May 25, 2002)

Westar looking to sell its ONEOK stake
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 24, 2002)

Course certifies officers to patrol, protect on bikes
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 24, 2002)

Man burned in propane explosion
(Garden City Telegram, May 23, 2002)

Homes evacuated after 84,000-gallon gasoline leak
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 23, 2002)

Technology uses hydrogen for fuel
(Hutchinson News, May 22, 2002)

Aquila to lay off 150 more workers
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 22, 2002)

Wolf Creek back on line
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 22, 2002)

Holcomb expected to approve waste-pumping contract
(Garden City Telegram, May 21, 2002)

Hydrogen gas process to be unveiled
(Hutchinson News, May 21, 2002)

Aquila trying to avoid Enron's footsteps
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 19, 2002)

KCC approves Western's new rates
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 16, 2002)

Nuclear plant shuts down for second time in 2 weeks
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 15, 2002)

Wolf Creek shut down
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 14, 2002)

Drivers race with the sun
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 14, 2002)

Nebraska tribe sues Stovall in federal court over gas-tax enforcement
(Dodge City Globe,May 13, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, May 12, 2002)

Gasoline tax boost wins Senate's OK
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 8, 2002)

KCC delays hearings on Western
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 7, 2002)

Column: Energy angst - Raising ethanol standards harms country
(Kansas State Collegian, May 7, 2002)

Observing bicycle safety can help save lives
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 6, 2002)

Carbon monoxide danger spurs boiler recall
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 3, 2002)

Misread meters spark hefty bills
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 3, 2002)

April 2002

Odin wetland to treat wastewater naturally
(Hutchinson News, April 29, 2002)

Topekan to follow Lewis and Clark Trail
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 29, 2002)

Brownback pushes compromise amendment to energy bill
(Dodge City Globe, April 29, 2002)

Utility may sell holdings in gas company
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 27, 2002)

Russell plants open doors to the public
(Hays Daily News, April 27, 2002)

newWheat gluten plant up and running
(Hays Daily News, April 25, 2002)

Wheat gluten plant up and running under new ownership
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 26, 2002)

University«s energy costs cut, audited to save money
(The KU Daily Kansan, April 24, 2002)

Oil company won't drill in valley with tribal art
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 24, 2002)

Brownback offers emissions guidelines as compromise
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 23, 2002)

Russel drivers line up for discount ethanol
(Hays Daily News, April 21, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, April 21, 2002)

Amtrak may cut state stops on routes
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 20, 2002)

Brownback: U.S. needs to develop own oil supplies
(Garden City Telegram, April 18, 2002)

Ethanol proposal poses economic risks
(Kansas City Star, April 17, 2002)

KCC to conduct Westar public hearing
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 17, 2002)

Brownback: Congress needs to fix problems caused by neglecting energy policy
(Dodge City Globe, April 15, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, April 14, 2002)

Mayor urges letters about Amtrak
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 11, 2002)

Energy proposal eyed as potential cost-cutter
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 10, 2002)

Ice storm a heavy burden for utility companies
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 10, 2002)

McPherson refinery might shut down
(Hutchinson News, April 9, 2002)

Henkle Drilling sold to Texas company
(Garden City Telegram, April 9, 2002)

Amtrak budget remains derailed
(Garden City Telegram, April 9, 2002)

Passengers hope SW Chief isn't derailed
(Hutchinson News, April 7, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, April 7, 2002)

Bowersock Mills: a 'green' legacy
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 5, 2002)

Senator offers points on wind power, agritourism
(Dodge City Globe, April 1, 2002)

Local Archives

Energy News, Dec. 2001-March 2002

Energy News, August-November, 2001

Energy News, April - July, 2001

U.S. Energy News

June 2002

Commentary: No Way to Run a Railroad
(Washington Post, June 24, 2002)

Amtrak warns shutdown could harm commuter travel
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 22, 2002)

Oklahoma petroleum industry fined frequently for environmental violations
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, June 19, 2002)

Clear the Air on Power Plants
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 18, 2002)

Fuel Cells Crank Up the Power
(Business Week, June 18, 2002)

Amtrak Must Die
(The New York Times, June 16, 2002)
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White House Seeks a Change in Rules on Air Pollution
(The New York Times, June 14, 2002)
(Registration required to view)

Plan to Relax Air Pollution Rules for Some Utilities
(The New York Times, June 13, 2002)
(Registration required to view)

Honda Takes Up Case in U.S. for Green Energy
(The New York Times, June 12, 2002)
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Editorial: Africa and energy security
(Washington Times, June 11, 2002)

Restoring an Ecosystem Torn Asunder by a Dam
(The New York Times, June 11, 2002)
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Hydrogen-powered car crosses country
(Lawrence Journal World, June 5, 2002)

Ethanol Plants Targeted
(The Capital Times (Wis.), June 3, 2002)

Crossroads on Global Warming
(The New York Times, June 3, 2002)
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May 2002

U.S. to Buy Back Florida Oil Rights
(The New York Times, May 30, 2002)
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Opinion: Wrong Way on Energy
(The New York Times, May 30, 2002)
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Barlett: Potential oil supply refill?
(Washington Times, May 29, 2002)

Gas prices level off after springtime runup
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 26, 2002)

Sowell: Politics at the pump
(Washington Times, May 26, 2002)

Nuclear plants put on alert
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 25, 2002)

EPA says hard-rock mining, coal-burning power plants among top toxic polluters
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 24, 2002)

Rally Pits Cars Against Pollution
(The New York Times, May 24, 2002)
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A slight chill in the air (Solar)
(Christian Science Monitor, May 23, 2002)

Campuses get a 'sustainable' look (Solar)
(Christian Science Monitor, May 21, 2002)

Nebraska suing defunct ethanol plant
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 18, 2002)

Energy secretary admits dump site at Yucca Mountain is too small
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 17, 2002)

Saudi oil: How strategic?
(Washington Times, May 13, 2002)

Utility Buys Town It Choked, Lock, Stock and Blue Plume
(The New York Times, May 13, 2002)
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Biodiesel: A Fuel That Starts Low on the Food Chain
(The New York Times, May 12, 2002)
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Chapman: Back to the future on gasoline
(Washington Times, May 8, 2002)

Solar Panels Are Making More Sense
(The New York Times, May 5, 2002)
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Hightower: Let's build a new energy future now
(Dodge City Globe, May 4, 2002)

EPA finds toxic pollutants at ethanol plants
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 4, 2002)

Abraham: World energy challenges to worsen in next two decades
(Dodge City Globe, May 3, 2002)

Kaul: Terror at gas pump threatens American way of life
(Dodge City Globe, May 1, 2002)

Oil executives deny effort to manipulate gas prices
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, May 1, 2002)

April 2002

Hydrogen fuels future's cars
(USA Today, April 30, 2002)

Lynn: U.S. energy, health policy should not be for sale
(Dodge City Globe, April 30, 2002)

Senate probe says some oil companies forcing up price of gas
(Dodge City Globe, April 30, 2002)

Even under clouds, solar power shines
(Buffalo (NY) News, April 29, 2002)

Heard About the Near-Accident at the Ohio Nuclear Plant? I'm Not Surprised
(Washington Post, April 27, 2002)

Counting reasons Congress hates, won't back fuel efficiency
(Dodge City Globe, April 26, 2002)

Senate passes energy bill
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 26, 2002)

Senate Approves Energy Measure
(Washington Post, April 26, 2002)

Why We Can't Drill Our Way to Energy Independence
(Washington Post, April 24, 2002)

Routes to Yucca reconsidered
(Washington Times, April 24, 2002)

Decision time for Amtrak
(Washington Times, April 23, 2002)

With Alaska Exploration Rejected, Senate Looks to Ethanol
(New York Times, April 23, 2002)
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Gas prices decline slightly despite Mideast tensions
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, April 22, 2002)

Gore: The Selling of an Energy Policy
(New York Times, April 21, 2002)
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Alaska oil's supply-side follies
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 19, 2002)

Senate stops Bush's plan for refuge
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 19, 2002)

Search for Oil Targets the Rockies
(Washington Post, April 18, 2002)

2 oil giants deceived public on MTBE's hazards, jury finds
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 17, 2002)

Senate clashes over oil drilling
(Washington Times, April 17, 2002)

Showdown at caribou corral
(Washington Times, April 17, 2002)

Ethanol's Ambitions
(Washington Post, April 16, 2002)

A Barely Breathing Energy Bill
(New York Times, April 16, 2002)
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Offshore Harvest of Wind Is Proposed for Cape Cod
(New York Times, April 16, 2002)
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Oil Prices Move Higher
(New York Times, April 15, 2002)
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Alaskans Pin Hopes on Drilling in Refuge
(Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2002)

Aulisi: It's time to end United States' global warming isolationism
(Dodge City Globe, April 15, 2002)

Oil company to ban travel on Alaska road
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 13, 2002)

White House Ties Oil Cutoff by Iraq to Drilling in Alaska
(New York Times, April 11, 2002)
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Environmentalists Had 48 Hours to Comment to Energy Dept.
(New York Times, April 11, 2002)
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Saunders: Drill Alaska - for the Children
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 11, 2002)

Potential oil crisis closer to home
(Washington Times, April 11, 2002)

White House Urges Senate to Allow Drilling in Alaska
(New York Times, April 10, 2002)
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Crude awakening Economic toll of oil price increase surprisingly small
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 10, 2002)

Editorial: No Arctic drilling
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 10, 2002)

Commentary: The Pressure Is On to Play the Oil Card
(Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2002)

The Missing Energy Strategy
(New York Times, April 10, 2002)
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ANWR-drilling advocates pitch case
(Washington Times, April 10, 2002)

Krugman: Another oil crisis in the making
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 10, 2002)

Arctic-oil advocates seize on Mideast crisis
(The Christian Science Monitor, April 9, 2002)

Warnings on Drillings Reversed
(Washington Post, April 9, 2002)

Iraq move spikes oil prices
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 9, 2002)

Gas prices jump more than 8 cents
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, April 8, 2002)

Summer Gas Prices May Be Third Highest
(CNN.com, April 8, 2002)

Pipeline rupture spills 90,000 gallons of oil
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, April 7, 2002)

Warnings on Drillings Reversed
(Washington Post, April 7, 2002)

Goldberg: View of ANWR at night: Priceless
(Washington Times, April 3, 2002)

Coon: Drilling for rational answers on ANWR
(Washington Times, April 1, 2002)

Energy talk
(Washington Times, April 1, 2002)

Archives and Other Resources

Kansas Energy News April-July 2001 (some links may be dead)

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

Washington Post Energy article archive

Washington Post Energy Deregulation special report

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - CNN.com

California Energy Crisis - L.A. Times

Washington Post 'Power Crisis' special report

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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