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A new, landmark report shows that hopes of a long-term golden era in American oil & gas production are unfounded – Post Carbon Institute

America’s energy landscape has undergone a dramatic shift over the last decade—literally and figuratively—as a result of the widespread use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Whole areas of the country have been transformed in a matter of months, while the f
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Brownback Bulldozing the Kansas Economy

The following is a letter from Ryan Wright, executive director of Kansas Values Institute. When Gov. Sam Brownback launched his “experiment” on Kansas and its people, he said his policies would “be like a shot of adrenaline into the Kansas economy,” promising they would create jobs, b
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Latest Flint Hill Burning Exposes Big Gap in Air Monitoring

The following is a Kansas Sierra Club Press Release on October 20, 2014 October 20, 2014   For Immediate Release For More information contact Craig Volland at 913-334-0556 or hartwood2@kc.rr.com The April, 2014 rangeland burning season in the Kansas Flint Hills resulted in eleven exce
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Kansas Wildlife Parks and Tourism Picks Politics Over Science

By Duane Schrag, Co-Conservation Chair It is difficult to see how the Kansas Wildlife Parks and Tourism Commission, with its decision to override its own scientific advisors, has remained faithful to its mandate to manage and promote the wildlife and natural resources of Kansas. Secre
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Sign Petition for Kansas Endangered Species… NOW!!

We have made huge progress with our campaign to protect Kansas endangered species and the little Redbelly Snake.  Check out the publications below who have noticed, AFTER you sign our online petition. Sign the Petition – RIGHT NOW!!  We will hand the Commission our potitions TON
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