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Kansas Energy News

August 2002

Wheatlands seeks Pope's blessing
(Garden City Telegram, August 30, 2002)

Diesel fuel sprays from pipe at construction site in Shawnee
(Kansas City Star, August 28, 2002)

Happy trails for you
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 27, 2002)

Williams returning to roots with pipelines, energy services
(Kansas City Star, August 26, 2002)

Montgomery: In the Mideast of wind energy
(Hays Daily News, August 25, 2002)

Suber: If you have coal, you might need a lawyer
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 25, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 25, 2002)

Wheatland water rights hearing begins Monday
(Garden City Telegram, August 24, 2002)

Westar loses deal to pay down debt
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 23, 2002)

Editorial: A better way (recycling)
(Hays Daily News, August 21, 2002)

Natural gas production is on the rise
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 22, 2002)

Groups ask for probe into Westar management
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 21, 2002)

Midwest Energy tours wind farm
(Hays Daily News, August 20, 2002)

Trash, recycling service to change
(Hays Daily News, August 20, 2002)

Wetzel: Wind farms will not disrupt the Flint Hills area
(Kansas City Star, August 18, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 18, 2002)

Hoy: Wind farms will jeopardize majestic prairies
(Kansas City Star, August 18, 2002)

Walker: Harvesting wind -- reality and misperceptions
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 17, 2002)

Wetzel: Flint Hills are critical resource
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 16, 2002)

City plans riverside bike path
(Wichita Eagle, August 15, 2002)

Wind energy could be challenging but profitable
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 15, 2002)

Harnessing wind energy proves challenging, but could reap profit
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 14, 2002)

Ethanol plant brings sweet smell of success to western Kansas
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 14, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 11, 2002)

Hoy: Wind farms not so welcome
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 9, 2002)

Council examines Kansas' resources
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 9, 2002)

Council approves raise in electric rates
(Baldwin City Signal, August 7, 2002)

Lawrence commuters show little interest in rail line
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 5, 2002)

Mining accidents, deaths a part of region's past
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 4, 2002)

Plant keeps Russell running
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 4, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, August 4, 2002)

Patton: Sacrificing Flint Hills for power
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 3, 2002)

More than $1.5M granted for solid-waste reduction
(Hutchinson News, August 3, 2002)

Electric service disconnects up
(Hays Daily News, August 1, 2002)

Editorial: Kansas' natural resources: mapping our future
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 1, 2002)

Recycling group close to agreement on land deal
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, August 1, 2002)

July 2002

ONEOK: Where the two sides differed
(Hutchinson News, July 31, 2002)

Companies say they were unaware of Yaggy damage
(Hutchinson News, July 31, 2002)

Report links gas leak to explosions
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 30, 2002)

Free bicycle proram getting rolling in Wichita
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 29, 2002)

KDHE unveils gas storage rules
(Hutchinson News, July 28, 2002)

Report directly links Yaggy leak to Hutch blasts
(Hutchinson News, July 28, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 28, 2002)

Midwest Energy sets new electric demand
(Hays Daily News, July 27, 2002)

ONEOK fined for gas crisis
(Hutchinson News, July 26, 2002)

Gas explosion destroys house
(Dodge City Globe, July 26, 2002)

Natural Gas safety procedures
(Dodge City Globe, July 26, 2002)

Energy policy sparks differing views
(Salina Journal, July 25, 2002)

Newton Recycling ordinance takes hold
(Hutchinson News, July 25, 2002)

City purchases land for new power plant
(Baldwin City Signal, July 24, 2002)

Griffith: New energy council shuts out farmers, environmentalists
(Hays Daily News, July 23, 2002)

Kansas nearly was waste site
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 22, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 21, 2002)

Editorial: Yucca Mountain -- Necessary evil
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 16, 2002)

Editorial: Project ReDirectory: Time to recycle
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 15, 2002)

Wittig's job main issue for KCC
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 15, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 14, 2002)

Consumers learn value of crop-based fuel
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 13, 2002)

Project ReDirectory a reminder to recycle
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 12, 2002)

ONEOK workers reportedly noticed drop in pressure at Yaggy field before blasts
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 12, 2002)

Gas tax ruling favors Indian tribe
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 12, 2002)

KCC closes hearing on Westar Energy's financial status
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 12, 2002)

Wind energy research receives federal grant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 11, 2002)

Editorial: Caution called for (Westar)
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 11, 2002)

Editorial: 'Straightforward' deal: KCC order speaks volumes about Westar, Wittig
(Hutchinson News, July 11, 2002)

CURB: KCC ruling won't prevent Westar split
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 11, 2002)

Consumer rep calls for ouster of Wittig
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 11, 2002)

KCC chairman critical of Westar's questioning
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 11, 2002)

City fires up generators for first time this summer
(Baldwin City Signal, July 10, 2002)

KCC members concerned about Westar's future
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 10, 2002)

Windy concerns
(Dodge City Globe, July 9, 2002)

Editorial: Trust flags as Westar builds case
(Salina Journal, July 9, 2002)

Goering: All eyes glued on Wittig
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 9, 2002)

Wittig testifies before KCC
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 9, 2002)

Oil completions
(Hutchinson News, July 7, 2002)

Regulators endorse Westar plan
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 6, 2002)

Sunflower protesters filtered out
(Garden City Telegram, July 3, 2002)

Westar reaches agreement with ONEOK, KCC, CURB
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 3, 2002)

New Study Finds Positive Energy Balance for Ethanol
(High Plains Journal, July 2, 2002)

Westar looks at plan to reduce overall debt
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 2, 2002)

Westar CEO critical of CJ coverage
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 2, 2002)

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U.S. Energy News

August 2002

Windmills on Their Minds
(The New York Times, August 28, 2002)
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U.S., Saudis Oppose Summit Plan on Energy
(Washington Post, August 28, 2002)

Acela Train Inspections Stepped Up
(Washington Post, August 28, 2002)

Cleaning Coal-Fired Plants: The Debate Burns On
(The New York Times, August 27, 2002)
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Wind power replaces oil pumps in this Texas town
(Wichita Eagle, August 26, 2002)

Under the Influence of Ethanol
(Washington Post, August 26, 2002)

S.U.V. Haters Pitch a Curbside Battle
(The New York Times, August 23, 2002)
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Seattle populists put monorail on fast track
(The Christian Science Monitor, August 21, 2002)

Transit trouble in many modes
(The Christian Science Monitor, August 19, 2002)

Morrow: Why Rail Travel is the Future
(Time Magazine, August 19, 2002)

Wind power generates income
(USA Today, August 16, 2002)

Amtrak Cancels Acela Service on Safety Concerns
(Washington Post, August 13, 2002)

Flooding in Appalachia Stirs Outrage Over a Mining Method
(The New York Times, August 12, 2002)
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Editorial: Electric Efficiency
(Washington Post, August 12, 2002)

New power plants, conservation and watchful eye on traders keep air conditioners humming
(Dodge City Globe, August 8, 2002)

Editorial: Even 'clean' wind power revs up resistance from locals
(USA Today, August 6, 2002)

Counter point: Greed motivates developers
(USA Today, August 6, 2002)

Getting the rails back on track
(Washington Times, August 6, 2002)

Water & Gas: An American pricing paradox
(The Christian Science Monitor, August 5, 2002)

Hopping Aboard Hybrids
(The Christian Science Monitor, August 2, 2002)

Dirty deal on clean air
(Dodge City Globe, August 1, 2002)

July 2002

Detroit and California rev their engines over emissions
(The New York Times, July 28, 2002)
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Rescuers race to save trapped workers in Pennsylvania coal mine
(Dodge City Globe, July 26, 2002)

EPA chief tours clean-burning coal plant
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 26, 2002)

Opposition puts new spin on windmill farm plan
(Peoria (IL) Journal-Star, July 24, 2002)

Editorial: Gray Davis' Noxious Regime
(Washington Times, July 24, 2002)

Automakers plan legal action to stop California from enforcing stricter carbon dioxide guidelines
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, July 24, 2002)

Davis: California Takes on Air Pollution . . .
(Washington Post, July 22, 2002)

In California, Clean Air Rules Force Changes in Autos
(The New York Times, July 22, 2002)
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Recyclers Find Profit in Spent Ink Cartridges
(The New York Times, July 18, 2002)
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Green buildings bloom around the US
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 18, 2002)

Prather: Wasting nuclear waste
(Washington Times, July 17, 2002)

Michaels: California's dreamin'
(Washington Times, July 16, 2002)

A Nuclear-Waste Stopgap
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 12, 2002)

Can or Bottle, Bill Wants Makers to Pay for Recycling
(The New York Times, July 11, 2002)
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California's Tailpipe Leadership
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 10, 2002)

Senate votes 60-39 for Yucca radioactive waste dump
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 10, 2002)

Opinion: A Critical Vote on Nuclear Waste
(The New York Times, July 9, 2002)
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Tanker opens new chapter in US energy supplies
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 9, 2002)

In Nuclear Waste Site Debate, Visions of Transport Disaster
(Washington Post, July 8, 2002)

California is leading emission standards
(Topeka Capital-Journal, July 5, 2002)

New terrain in policing emissions
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 5, 2002)

Turning up the heat on CO2
(Washington Times, July 4, 2002)

Bill to cut greenhouse gas from cars goes to Davis
(San Francisco Chronicle, July 2, 2002)

NYC recycling rollback may have national repercussions
(The Christian Science Monitor, July 2, 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 Special Report

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - 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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