Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Thank you, Craig Wolfe!

Thank you, Craig Wolfe! After nearly thirty years of service to the Sierra Club’s Kansas Chapter, Craig Wolfe has recently stepped down from his leadership role. Or perhaps we should say, roles. Craig has at one time or another served as a Chapter and Group leader in almost every posi
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Kansas Chapter Challenges KDHE Decision on Hog CAFO

Kansas Chapter Challenges KDHE Decision on Hog CAFO that Circumvents Water & Air Protections By Craig Volland On Sept. 12, 2017, the Kansas Chapter sent the following letter to the Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment protesting the agency’s decision to all
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Leavenworth Cty. Residents Outraged over Secret Tyson Deal

Leavenworth Cty. Residents Outraged over Secret Tyson Deal By Craig Volland On September 5, state officials and Tyson Foods, Inc. announced plans to build a huge chicken slaughterhouse just south of Tonganoxie, Kan. The plant would kill some 65 million chickens per year and, according
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‘Go green! Eat clean!’ Kansas Chapter Education Grant at Work in Hoisington!

Karisa Cowan of Hoisington Middle School put her 2017 Sierra Club Environmental Grant for Kansas Primary and Secondary Teachers to work building a greenhouse for her school. Check out her video update on the work-in-progress.
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