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Update on the Saltwater Injection Well Permit Applications in Douglas County

Update on the Saltwater Injection Well Permit Applications in Douglas County

Whew! Well, what an exciting last couple of weeks it’s been! If you’ve been out of town, here’s what’s been going on. Applications for permits to authorize saltwater injection wells on the Hadl and Thrasher leases in Douglas County were published in the Lawrence Journal-World on Octob
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KC Royals broadcaster Steve Physioc supports the Kansas Sierra Club!

Steve Physioc of the Kansas City Royals broadcast team shares his thoughts on nature, art, and the Kansas Sierra Club’s vital role in the Sunflower State. Please join Steve in supporting the Sierra Club in Kansas by clicking here! And remember, 100 percent of your donation to th
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Update on the Saltwater Injection Well Permit Applications in Douglas County

Saltwater Injection Wells Threaten Douglas County

As many of you know by now there are applications for permits to authorize saltwater injection wells on the Hadl and Thrasher leases in Douglas County.  The filing applications were published in the Lawrence Journal-World on October 9, 2017 (see below for the complete text).  Accordin
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Sierra Club Win in WyCo!

Sierra Club Win in WyCo! The impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston area chemical facilities dramatically raised public awareness about the potential for toxic releases in their neighborhoods. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that a Wyandotte Co. faci
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