Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Brune Gas Policy

In one of my first messages to you as the Sierra Club’s new executive director, I spelled out four matters I consider priorities for my first three months.  Today I’d like to discuss our plans for addressing one of those priorities:  the regulation of natural gas. The topic has come u
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Brune Press Release

President Obama Halts Arctic, Virginia Drilling, Announces New Safety Rules Sierra Club Calls for an End to Offshore Drilling and a Plan to Move Beyond Oil Washington, DC – The Sierra Club issues the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcements about the BP
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Bill in Congress would exempt wholesale burning of the Flint Hills from the Clean Air Act

Flint Hills Burning Proposed for Clean Air Act Exemption By Craig Volland The wholesale annual burning of rangeland in the Flint Hills is causing exceedances of the ozone smog air quality standard in the major urban areas of Kansas. This is becoming an even more serious problem becaus
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Kansas Chapter criticizes US Fish & Wildlife conservation plan, blasts environmental assessment

ChapterLetterToUSWildlifeService Supporting info below: Research from the University of Kansas Major Negative Impacts of Early Intensive Cattle Stocking on Tallgrass Prairie Prairie Chicken Habitat Being Lost Birds declining in Fl
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The Sierra Club, of which I’ve been a member for many years, is somewhat of a microcosm of today’s society as a whole in its divisiveness over issues regarding energy.  Let me explain.  I have been unable to get published my observations on energy policy from both the “conventional” n
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