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Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

KDHE Hog Factory Ruling Threatens Water Quality and Rural Landowners

KDHE Hog Factory Ruling Threatens Water Quality and Rural Landowners By Craig Volland, Chair of the Agricultural Committee In 1998 the legislature passed legislation requiring that any operation confining more than 3724 animal units, about 9300 mature hogs, must be located at least 50
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Clean Power Plan

Protect the Clean Power Plan

As you may be aware, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is in the process of holding the one and only public hearing on the Administration’s plans to dismantle the Clean Power Plan. (https://qz.com/1139649) And in a tip of his hat to the coal industry, this one and only hearing is being h
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Save the Date: Kansas Chapter's biennial statewide conference

Save the date for the Kansas Chapter’s biennial statewide conference!

The Kansas Chapter will host its third biennial statewide conference on Saturday, March 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., at the Baker University Wetlands Discovery Center. There Is No More Normal! Dr. Johannes Feddema, University of Victoria, B.C. Keynote speaker Dr. Johannes Feddema
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Say NO to Tyson in Sedgwick County!

Say NO to Tyson in Sedgwick County!   #NoTysonSedgwickCounty is asking everyone to write to Sedgwick County Commissioners and explain why allowing Tyson to bring in near-poverty level jobs with almost 100 percent turnover every year because the work is so dangerous is a bad idea.
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Meet the candidates for the 2018 Kansas Chapter and Group Executive Committees

Meet the candidates for the 2018 Kansas Chapter and Group Executive Committees! Ballots and candidate statements will be arriving in mailboxes soon (the real ones, at the end of the driveway). And they’ll be enclosed in the inaugural issue of The Compass, the Kansas Chapter̵
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