Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Kansas needs a new politics

We’ve now had many months to consider the question posed by the title of Thomas Frank’s best-selling book, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” But his investigation of why middle America votes against its own economic interests, while compelling, only scratches the surface. As in most of
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HB 2263, supported by the Kansas Sierra Club, would do two things:

Create the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority that would build electric transmission lines, whose need has been identified by a regional electric transmission authority (i.e., the Southwest Power Pool) or for the purposes of economic development (i.e., bringing money into western
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Kansas Legislative Wrap Up

This report contains the status of various bills supported or opposed by the Kansas Chapter of Sierra Club at final adjournment of the 2005 Kansas legislative session.  Many thanks to the members of the Kansas Sierra Club legislative “tree” for contacting their legislators during the
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Biting the land that feeds us

I am a rancher. I live on the land I grew up on, in the house my father built for us. For more than 25 years, I have tended descendants of the same cows my parents bought when they married 64 years ago. I am also a licensed professional engineer. I hold an advanced degree in agricultu
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Sierra Club Asks KCC to Open Data on KCP&L Rate Hike

The following is a press release from the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club, May 11, 2005   The Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club filed yesterday a challenge to the Kansas Corporation Commission’s grant of confidentiality for certain key data submitted with KCP&L’
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