Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

State Task Force to Work On Action Plan for Fracking Induced Earthquakes

The Induced Seismicity State Task Force will accept comments on the DRAFT State Action Plan for potential induced seismicity [Earthquakes] through 5:00 p.m., Friday May 16, 2014.  Comments should reference State Action Plan for potential induced seismicity and may be sent to the Kansa
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EarthFest VI on Saturday, April 19 in Herman Hill Park, Wichita, KS

EarthFest VI will be held in Herman Hill Park, 101 West Pawnee Street, Wichita.  See the flyer below for information about the event. Earthfest VI Flyer
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EPA to propose rule change for Clean Water Act

Kansas Sierra Club Water quality chair Elaine Giessel is quoted in the story from the Kansas Health Institute. By Trevor Graff KHI News Service April 9, 2014 TOPEKA — The Environmental Protection Agency is clarifying its definition of which waters are protected under the Clean Water A
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Let’s take a little trip to Oklahoma City and fight Keystone XL Pipeline!!

Let’s take a little trip to Oklahoma City and fight Keystone XL Pipeline!! April 26, 2 to 4 pm at the State Capitol Kansas Chapter Tar Sands Activists are attending and supporting the Sierra Club’s Reject & Protect Rally held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 2 to 4 pm
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Protect the Arctic from an oil spill disaster!

25 years ago, the 987-foot Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef, spilling 10.8 million gallons of toxic crude oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.  On the 25th anniversary of this disaster many species have yet to recover and the fishing economy of the region has never f
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