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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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Hands Across the Land – Keystone Pipeline Rally – Metro KC – Sat May 17

End Big Oil’s Control of our Democracy.  Say #NOKXL! We must go out of our way and interrupt our daily lives so that dirty fuels STAY IN THE GROUND.  We are not doing enough to make the transition to cleaner fuels.  This is an opportunity to speak out.  Please join us.  Craig Wo
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