Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Kansas City Asks for Clean Air

As part of a National Clean Air Day, governmental officials, public health officials, environmentalists, and concerned citizens  recently gathered in Kansas City  to call on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen safeguards against smog under the Clean Air Act. “The n
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Wind Energy – Kansas Chapter Position February 2010

Background Seven major wind farms have been built in Kansas, and currently a number of wind farms are in various stages of planning.  While the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club believes that energy conservation is the top priority, we are strongly supportive of wind energy developmen
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Kansas Chapter Wind Power Position

Wind Energy – Kansas Chapter Position February 2010 Background Seven major wind farms have been built in Kansas, and currently a number of wind farms are in various stages of planning.  While the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club believes that energy conservation is the top prio
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Southwind Garners Clean Air Award at Wichita Energy Conference

The 2010 Wichita Regional Energy & Sustainability Conference, January 22-23, was filled with presentations covering everything from rain-barrels for home use and updates on the Kansas legislative session to Wichita’s Eco-Partnership with Wuxi, China.  The first of the two days foc
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Going Green "Bad For Business"??

On a Tuesday morning early this January I was sitting at a table with my wife and two daughters at a Perkins Restaurant in Olathe.  While eating my tremendous twelve breakfasts, I happened to glance up and notice a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) in the fixture above us.  It gave
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