Planet Kansas News

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Saltwater Injection Wells Threaten Douglas County

As many of you know by now there are applications for permits to authorize saltwater injection wells on the Hadl and Thrasher leases in Douglas County.  The filing applications were published in the Lawrence Journal-World on October 9, 2017 (see below for the complete text).  Accordin
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Sierra Club Win in WyCo!

Sierra Club Win in WyCo! The impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston area chemical facilities dramatically raised public awareness about the potential for toxic releases in their neighborhoods. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that a Wyandotte Co. faci
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Tyson Plans Abruptly Stopped in Tonganoxie

Tyson Plans Abruptly Stopped in Tonganoxie The backstory of how a group of determined citizens, with support from the Sierra Club’s Kansas Chapter and others, foiled the secret plans of a major corporation and government officials to decide the future of a small town in rural Ka
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2017 Gyp Hills Hike

2017 Gyp Hills Hike, October 28th! The hike will take place on the Kirkbride family ranch, which is located southwest of Medicine Lodge. We will meet at the ranch house at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 28th. My wife & I will provide lunch for all hikers. After lunch, we will sta
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Legislative Update: Environmental Issues Should Get More Attention In 2018

The latest Kansas Legislative News update from Kansas Chapter lobbyist Zack Pistora.
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