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Kansas Sierra Club Tells Capitol Hill To Protect Our Rivers

Charles Benjamin Travels to Washington, D.C. to Promote River Safeguards Rivers and streams in our region got a bigger voice in Washington, D.C. in mid-September.  Charles Benjamin, lawyer and lobbyist for the Kansas Chapter of Sierra Club, met with Congressman Dennis Moore to discuss
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Nancy Boyda vs. Jim Ryun for U.S. Congressional 2nd District

Editor Note: Nancy Boyda has been endorsed by the Sierra Club for the U.S. Congressional 2nd District.  Now THAT’s a clear choice!! It’s election season again — time for politicians to parade in their skivvies before the voters and declare, in their loudest and most righte
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Local Sierra Club Celebrates 10 Years with Guest Speaker

Reprinted with the permission of Kansas State Collegian, 9/5/06   About 35 people gathered at the Manhattan Public Library Thursday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Flint Hills Sierra Club with a guest speaker, music and refreshments. Anne Zimmerman, a local singer,
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Topeka Group Expands Participation In “Cool Cities”

In June, Topeka Group member Phil Morse agreed to serve as the Group’s political chair/Cool Cities chair.  Phil is a recently retired commercial real estate broker, and had served for many years on the Topeka and Shawnee County Planning Commission.  Phil’s first goal as political chai
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Make Wichita Our Cool City!

On August 22, 2006, the Wichita City Council conducted a Cool Cities Workshop which proved to be a positive outcome in the respect that we were able to keep the request alive in the form of allowing the Air Quality Improvement Task Force to meet with Sierra Club and any other individu
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