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Press Release and Report: Flint Hills Burns Cause Unhealthy Air in Manhattan, Kansas

Click here for a PDF of the press release and full report (to insure all links in PDF work, download the above PDF) June 5, 2017 For Immediate Release Flint Hills Burns Cause Unhealthy Air in Manhattan Kansas Portable air pollution monitors deployed this spring by the Kansas Sierra Cl
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Kansas Chapter initiates project to provide LED security lights

Kansas Chapter initiates project to provide LED security lights By Craig Volland The Kansas Chapter is providing seed money for a renewed effort to help citizens in low-income neighborhoods save energy and reduce electricity bills, while contributing to efforts to reduce greenhouse ga
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Kansas Chapter names 2017-18 Kansas Sierra Club Environmental Education Grant Recipients

The Kansas Chapter’s Education Grants Committee has named five great Kansas educators to receive grants of $1,000 each for the 2017-18 school year. The awards are as follows: Lisa Ball, Lawrence High School Karisa Cowan, Hoisington Middle School Josie Milligan, St. Agnes Catholic Scho
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People’s Climate Movement in DC: Bus from Kansas, Missouri, & Oklahoma

By Lori Lawrence Following two months of planning, the Kansas Sierra Club bus departed for The People’s Climate Movement in Washington, D.C., at 7:00 a.m. on March 28th with 12 people on board from Wichita, Tulsa, Norman, and Moline, Kan. Five more got on board in Topeka, and th
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The People’s Climate March in Kansas City

By Gail Shafton The People’s Climate March in Kansas City nimbly reacted to the weather forecast for April 29th and moved the outdoor event to Unity Temple on the Plaza, a wise choice! Despite the wind and rain, we had a pre-rally march of about 200 hardy souls who enthusiastica
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