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Kansas Energy News

March 2002

Rise in gas prices, oil rigs connected
(Hutchinson News, March 31, 2002)

Gas shortage contributed to explosion
(Hutchinson News, March 31, 2002)

Ruptured gas line causes evacuation
(Hutchinson News, March 29, 2002)

Amtrak may cut service in Kansas
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 29, 2002)

Gas prices are on the way up
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 29, 2002)

Suber: Look twice before jumping onto ethanol bandwagon
(Farm and Auction(.com), March 28, 2002)

Influencing policy: Energy policy a result of politics as usual
(Hutchinson News, March 27, 2002)

Gas prices rise early for summer
(Hutchinson News, March 24, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, March 24, 2002)

newLawmakers tour Bowersock: Legislature considers alternative energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 23, 2002)

Report could bring increase in gas, electric rates
(Hays Daily News, March 20, 2002)

Editorial: Plagiarism in Topeka
(Hutchinson News, March 10, 2002)

Buyers say they would pay more for hybrid cars
(Wichita Eagle, March 6, 2002)

Renewable energy bills die in committee
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 6, 2002)

Intervention for Western creates buzz under dome
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 6, 2002)

Amtrak may be derailed here
(Garden City Telegram, March 4, 2002)

Energy lobby pipeline leads to lawmakers
(Hutchinson News, March 3, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, March 3, 2002)

Western defends building sale
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 1, 2002)

February 2002

A brief look at proposed gas storage regulations
(The Hutchinson News, February 24, 2002)

Another Yaggy mystery
(The Hutchinson News, February 24, 2002)

Save rail service
(Dodge City Globe, February 23, 2002)

Industries press for Western data
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 22, 2002)

Amtrak service reduced
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 22, 2002)

KCC recommends blocking sale of KGE building
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 21, 2002)

Companies call for sanctions against Western
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 21, 2002)

Western posts slide in profit
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 19, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 17, 2002)

Experts say hole apparent in 1993
(The Hutchinson News, February 17, 2002)

Western tries to soothe KCC debt concerns
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 16, 2002)

Wetzel: State needs wind energy plan
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 15, 2002)

High Plains officially switches hands
(Wichita Eagle, February 14, 2002)

Second Sunflower plant clears hurdle
(Garden City Telegram, February 13, 2002)

Wichita leaders call for state energy forum
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 13, 2002)

Factors in Recent Energy Crises and Their Implications for Kansas - City of Wichita White Paper - Adobe .pdf document

KCC concerned about Western debt
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 12, 2002)

Fuel prices dip below a buck
(Garden City Telegram, February 11, 2002)

Amtrak's SW Chief line at risk
(Hutchinson News, February 10, 2002)

Explosions: Still looking for answers
(Hays Daily News, February 10, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 10, 2002)

Judge blocks Western appeal
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 8, 2002)

Ethanol sales, federal grant boost earnings for Midwest Grain
(Kansas City Star, February 7, 2002)

Power void filling with frustration
(Kansas City Star, February 7, 2002)

Thousands get power restored, while thousands others wait
(The Dodge City Globe, February 6, 2002)

Empowered: Repairs put nearly all Heartland members back on-line
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 6, 2002)

The emergency appears over
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 5, 2002)

Editorial: Power outages -- On the line
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 5, 2002)

Power outages continue
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 5, 2002)

Some areas may have to wait two weeks for power
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 4, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, February 3, 2002)

Loss of train would hurt
(Garden City Telegram, February 2, 2002)

Kansan pushes ethanol in state
(Augusta (GA) Chronicle, February 2, 2002)

Numerous Kansans left without power
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 1, 2002)

Thousands of Kansans still without power
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 1, 2002)

(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 1, 2002)

Power outages still frustrating local residents
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 1, 2002)

Electricity slowly coming back on in area communities
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 1, 2002)

Cold and in the dark
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 1, 2002)

January 2002

Editorial: Ethanol a promising new industry for Western Kansas
(Hays Daily News, January 28, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 27, 2002)

Few stations carry ethanol-blended fuel
(Hays Daily News, January 24, 2002)

Ethanol-blended fuel stations in Northwest Kansas
(Hays Daily News, January 24, 2002)

Fill it up with grain
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 21, 2002)

Biking to work a joy for some
(Lawrence Journal-World, January 20, 2002)

Brownback requests funds for Hutch gas-crisis recovery
(Hutchinson News, January 19, 2002)

Well blowout traced to leaking plug
(Hutchinson News, January 19, 2002)

KEPCo board elects officers, executive committee
(The Dodge City Globe, January 15, 2002)

Kansas landowners vying for wind farms
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 13, 2002)

Businesses lose out on natural gas refunds
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 13, 2002)

Smoldering issues A year after Hutchinson's deadly gas explosions, issues of cause, liability and reparation remain
(The Wichita Eagle, January 13, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 13, 2002)

Methane found in east-side monitor well
(Hutchinson News, January 12, 2002)

Hutchinson awaits report on gas explosions
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 12, 2002)

Possible gas pathway found
(Hutchinson News, January 11, 2002)

Merger falls through for Western
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 9, 2002)

Commission OKs revenue bonds for Wheatland
(Garden City Telegram, January 8, 2002)

Ethanol plant fuels jobs, farm markets in Russell
(Hays Daily News, January 6, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, January 6, 2002)

Saving energy with home appliances
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, January 5, 2002)

King: Energy bill would give tax credits
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 6, 2002)

Editorial - Windfarm: Blowin' in the wind
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 4, 2002)

Got a gas guzzler? You ought to pay more
(The Newton Kansan, January 2, 2002)

December 2001

Energy blows in from wind farm
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 31, 2001)

Wheatland requesting revenue bonds
(Garden City Telegram, December 31, 2001)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, Dec. 30, 2001)

newGrant will help Russell reopen wheat gluten plant
(Hays Daily News, Dec. 28, 2001)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, Dec. 23, 2001)

Farm harvests prairie winds for 'long-term advantages'
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 19, 2001)

Graves in awe of wind farm
(Garden City Telegram, December 18, 2001)

Graves dedicates wind farm
(Salina Journal, December 18, 2001)

Graves visits Gray County Wind Farm
(Dodge City Globe, December 18, 2001)

Wind Energy: a Green Harvest of Electricity
(Powermarketers.com, December 17, 2001) (reprint of Atlanta Journal-Constitution article)

Hodgeman County eyes ethanol plant
(Hutchinson News, December 16, 2001)

Hodgeman County eyes ethanol plant
(Hutchinson News, December 16, 2001)

Methane mining brings new life to old coal fields
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 15, 2001)

Coalbed methane mining brings new life to old coal fields in Kansas
(Dodge City Globe, December 15, 2001)

Kansas Gas Service to make payment in gas settlement
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 15, 2001)

Businesses challenge credits for residential natural gas users
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 14, 2001)

Flame, budgets weather gas crisis
(Lawrence Journal-World, December 13, 2001)

Watch out for falling (gas) prices
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 7, 2001)

Western seeks help from appeals court against KCC
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 11, 2001)

Editorial: Western Resources: Message received
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 10, 2001)

Industries to seek Western rate cut
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 10, 2001)

Smoky Hills TV documentary includes area oil people
(Hays Daily News, December 9, 2001)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 9, 2001)

Editorial: SE Kansas wind farm proof of a still-untapped resource
(Hays Daily News, December 7, 2001)

Western Resources cutting more jobs
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 7, 2001)

Winterizing can extend energy dollars
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 6, 2001)

Utilities warn late payers
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 6, 2001)

Western officials to take pay cut
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 6, 2001)

Bankruptcy has Kansas businesses guessing if they will be affected by Enron's loss
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 4, 2001)

Students take the driver's seat
(Garden City Telegram, December 3, 2001)

Officials predicting stable natural gas market
(Dodge City Globe, December 3, 2001)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, December 2, 2001)

Enron's woes felt locally
(Garden City Telegram, December 1, 2001)

U.S. Energy News

March 2002

Sowell: The great energy expose
(Washington Times, March 31, 2002)

Drilling Could Hurt Wildlife, Federal Study of Arctic Says
(New York Times, March 30, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Construction of wind farm to start near Kimball in April
(Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald, March 29, 2002)

As temperatures go up, so do gas prices
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, March 29, 2002)

Green groups back off Energy panel complaints
(Washington Times, March 28, 2002)

Energy pile-on ignores the facts
(Washington Times, March 28, 2002)

William Ford: Talking Green vs. Making Green
(New York Times, March 28, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Editorial: One-Way Discussion on Energy
(New York Times, March 28, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Energy Industry's Recommendations to Bush Became National Policy
(New York Times, March 28, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Mr. Bush's Arctic Obsession
(Los Angeles Times, March 27, 2002)

Documents Show Energy Official Met Only With Industry Leaders
(New York Times, March 27, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Energy sought greens' advice
(Washington Times, March 27, 2002)

Corn Producers in Midwestern U.S. Impacted by California's Ethanol Delay
(Peoria (IL) Journal-Star, March 26, 2002)

Bush administration submits thousands of energy task force documents
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 26, 2002)

Editorial: Fueling a Green Energy Quest
(Los Angeles Times, March 25, 2002)

Boom and bust in the wind patch
(Austin (TX) American-Statesman, March 24, 2002)

Senate Votes to Require Increase in Use of Wind and Solar Power
(New York Times, March 22, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Energy Northwest working on method to turn manure into electricity
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, March 16, 2002)

Bush administration criticized on Amtrak
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 15, 2002)

A Failure of Energy
(New York Times, March 15, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Krugman: ANWR and Peas
(New York Times, March 15, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Hooray, down goes CAFE
(Washington Times, March 15, 2002)

Gross: Alaska's oil supply potential
(Washington Times, March 15, 2002)

Fuel bill runs out of gas Senate throttles tough mileage standards for SUV's trucks, vans after emotional debate
(San Francisco Chronicle, March 14, 2002)

Senate rejects fuel standards
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 14, 2002)

Company Hoping to Sell Fuel Cells
(New York Times, March 14, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Senate Rejects Plan to Stiffen Auto Mileage Standards
(New York Times, March 13, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Oil Industry Hesitates Over Moving Into Arctic Refuge
(New York Times, March 10, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Disposing of Nuclear Wastes
(New York Times, March 9, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Rivals hit Bush on energy, ecology
(Boston Globe, March 8, 2002)

Kerry, McCain propose new fuel rules: Automakers fight increased standards
(Detroit Free Press, March 8, 2002)

Senate bill offers balance on U.S. energy production
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 8, 2002)

EQUAL TIME: CAFE laws reduce choice, safety
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 8, 2002)

Landscapes Under Siege
(New York Times, March 7, 2002)
(Registration is required)

Scientists create 'starlight in a jar' - or did they?
(Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2002)

Editorial: Conservation has concrete results
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 6, 2002)

Norton: U.S. needs the oil from Alaska
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 5, 2002)

Bingaman: We confront hard realities
(USA Today, March 5, 2002)

Cleaner power urged
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 5, 2002)

Editorial: Energy: Smartness Matters
(Los Angeles Times, March 4, 2002)

Lieberman: Energy bill that's not so cool
(Washington TImes, March 4, 2002)

Daschle says ANWR drilling dead
(Washington TImes, March 4, 2002)

Response to Niskanen: Better Fuel Economy Lessens Oil Dependence
(Los Angeles Times, March 4, 2002)

Niskanen: Government Should Steer Clear of the Fuel Economy Issue
(Los Angeles Times, March 1, 2002)

Krugman: Two Thousand Acres (ANWR)
The New York Times, March 1, 2002
(Registration Necessary)

Judge criticizes government's effort to have case dismissed against Cheney energy task force
(Dodge City Globe, March 1, 2002)

Power industry guards against threat of terrorism
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, March 1, 2002)

February 2002

U.S. rail is at crossroads
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 27, 2002)

Forces of faith enter fray over energy policy
(Christian Science Monitor, February 27, 2002)

Enron, terror attacks alter energy debate Overhaul expected as Senate considers Bush plan to drill in Arctic refuge
(San Francisco Chronicle, February 27, 2002)

Fein: Nuclear waste parochialism
(Washington Times, February 26, 2002)

Rousseaux: A NIMBY nightmare
(Washington Times, February 26, 2002)

Energy-plan Battle Looms in Senate
(USA Today, February 26, 2002)

White House, labor spur push for ANWR oil
(Washington Times, February 25, 2002)

Editorial: Yucca Mountain high
(Washington Times, February 25, 2002)

Energy bill may spark fights over several issues
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, February 25, 2002)

A Future for High-Speed Rail?
(New York Times, February 24, 2002)
(Registration required)

GE Plans to Acquire Wind-Turbine Assets
(Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2002)

Victor: Global Warming Plan Is Full of Hot Air
(Newsday (NY), February 21, 2002)

Senate Panel OKs Energy Incentives
(Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2002)

Editorial: CAFE Fanaticism
(Washington Times, February 20, 2002)

Editorial: Rethinking Rail Travel
(New York Times, February 19, 2002)
(Registration required)

Bush offers global warming treaty
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 15, 2002)

Commentary: Energy policy urgency
(Washington Times, February 14, 2002)

Commentary: CAFE's three strikes
(Washington Times, February 14, 2002)

Bush Touts Greenhouse Gas Plan
(Washington Post, February 14, 2002)

Energy Department, USEC near pact on nuclear power
(Washington Times, February 11, 2002)

Oil for Security Fueled Close Ties
(Washington Post, February 11, 2002)

Senators seek to require better fuel economy; opponents see threat to SUVs
(The Dodge City Globe, February 9, 2002)

'Day Without Cars' leaves streets eerily quiet
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 8, 2002)

Wind power picks up as it crosses Atlantic
(USA Today, February 7, 2002)

Electricity plan promotes renewable sources
(Boston Globe, February 7, 2002)

Bush administration wants to change fuel economy standards, seeking better balance with safety
San Francisco Chronicle, February 1, 2002

January 2002

Editorial: Poor Marks on Environment
(New York Times, January 28, 2002)

Northwest aims to be 'clean energy' leader
(The Christian Science Monitor, January 25, 2002)

Gephardt envisions 'Apollo project' on alternative fuels
(Washington Times, January 25, 2002)

The politics of ethanol
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 21, 2002)

Reno: Fuel-cell studies no help now
Lawrence Journal-World, January 15, 2002

Opinion: Clean air rules do matter
Lawrence Journal-World, January 15, 2002

Nevada site chosen for nation's nuclear waste
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 11, 2002)

Administration, auto industry promoting pollution-free vehicles
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, January 10, 2002)

Attorneys general urge Bush not to ease power plant emissions standards
(The Dodge City Globe, January 9, 2002)

December 2001

Scientist proposes beaming electricity to Earth from the Moon
(Salina Journal, December 14, 2001)

New fuel-cell engine to power DaimlerChrysler minivan
The Detroit News, December 12, 2001

OPEC delays production reduction
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, December 7, 2001)

Energy bill presented to Senate Democratic measure stresses conservation
(San Francisco Chronicle, December 6, 2001)

Scooter may not change world, experts say Electric urban vehicle raises road-use problems
(San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2001)

'IT' is unveiled: Mysterious innovation is a gyro-balanced super-scooter
(Salina Journal, December 3, 2001)



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