Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Patch Burn Grazing in Tallgrass Prairie

Patch Burn Grazing in Tallgrass Prairie, an Annotated Bibliography in order of publication, compiled in October, 2010 by Ellie Skokan, Chair, Conservation Committee, Southwind Group, Kansas Chapter, Sierra Club. PatchBurnGrazingInTallgrassPrairie
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Sierra Club comment on the Caney River Wind Farm Environmental Assessment

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Stephene Moore Thanks the Sierra Club for Its Endorsement

Thank you very much for your support.  Environmental and energy issues are a growing concern for Kansas families, and for our country.  As energy costs rise, the budgets of families and businesses suffer, along with the environment.  In America, we have the ability to overcome the cha
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The 2010 Midterm Elections

The political climate as the midterm elections approach is dominated by reactionary extremists of every sort.  Anti-environmentalism is just one ingredient in a toxic stew of frustration and rage that has turned itself on the majority party in Congress and the Obama Administration.  R
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Sunflower Coal-Fired Power Plant Expansion Faces Legal Challenge

Lawsuit cites failure to meet Clean Air Act standards, improper permitting process Topeka, Kan—Earthjustice, representing the Sierra Club of Kansas, filed an appeal to a permit the Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued to Sunflower Electric in December 2010.  The permit i
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