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Sierra Club Petitions KDHE to Address Odor at Large Hog Factories

The following is from a press release issued to Kansas media outlets. The Sierra Club today submitted a petition to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment calling for the Department to initiate a rulemaking process to address odors generated by large swine feeding operations.
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TransCanada Shuts Down Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline, Raising “Suspicions” – DeSmogBlog.com

Direct link to article at: http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/06/03/breaking-transcanada-shuts-down-southern-leg-keystone-xl-pipeline-raising-suspicions TransCanada shut down the southern leg of the Keystone XL (now called the Gulf Coast Pipeline Project) on June 2 for “routine work,” acc
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Kansas Chapter supports the KidWind Challenge

Kansas Chapter supports the KidWind Challenge By Dan Whisler With the increasing development of the wind energy industry and the push to involve students in more STEM-related classroom activities (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), combining the two seems like an ide
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What new EPA regulations could mean for Kansas coal – ksn.com

Online story at: http://ksn.com/2014/06/02/epa-plans-to-cut-emissions/ WICHITA, Kansas — Now that the Environmental Protection Agency is limiting how much carbon pollution coal-burning power plants can create, KSN looked into how the Sunflower Electric coal plant expansion in Holcomb
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KDHE gives Sunflower the Green Light to Build New Coal Plant at Holcomb, Ignoring Pollution and Rising Costs

TOPEKA, KS – Today, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) signed off on what promises to become Kansas’ most expensive power plant if the project proponent, Sunflower Electric Cooperative, chooses to risk moving ahead with the plant despite a long list of remain
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