Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Kanza Day II: Celebrating Kansas Wild Lands September 27, Black Hoof Park, Lenexa, KS Sierra Club celebrates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act and the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act! Sierra Club members and their guests are invited to meet at Oa
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Kansas Chapter Conservation Conference July 19

The Kansas Chapter is holding a Conservation Conference on July 19 as a response to your members’ requests at our 40th Anniversary Celebration!! last March.  The July 19 conference is designed to get member input and to share strategy and projects that will make the Kansas Chapt
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Kansas Chapter announces 2014-15 grants to educators

Kansas Chapter announces 2014-15 grants to educators By Robert F. Sommer The Sierra Club’s Kansas Chapter has announced its 2014-15 teaching grants. Now in its second year, the Sierra Club Environmental Grants for Kansas Primary and Secondary Educators program was uniquely created by
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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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