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Bill McKibben Issues ‘Call to Arms’ for New York Climate Summit

By Sophie Yeo From RTCC.org (Responding To Climate Change) Activists have issued a “call to arms” on climate change, hoping to assemble tens of thousands of people in New York ahead of a landmark UN Summit in September. Led by Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of the 3
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Water Vision Team on Statewide Tour July 7-11

Team leaders to share first draft of the 50-year Vision with public. Below the dates are comments by Sierra Club Co-Conservation Chair Duane Schrag. Topeka, KS – Next week the Governor’s Water Vision Team will be visiting 12 locations throughout the state for citizens to provide input
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Kansas Sticks to Dangerous Path to Build Expensive Coal Plant

KDHE gives Sunflower the Green Light to Build New Coal Plant at Holcomb, Ignoring Pollution and Rising Costs GARDEN CITY, KS — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment signed off on what promises to become Kansas’ most expensive power plant if the project proponent, Sunfl
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Sierra Club Files New Suit Over Kansas Coal Plant – KSN.com

http://ksn.com/2014/06/27/holcomb-power-plant-appealed-again/ HOLCOMB, Kansas– KDHE granted Sunflower Electric a new permit for their second coal fired power plant that was meant to address issues brought up by the Sierra Club in 2010. “The current permit and addendum that was granted
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Kansan featured in Sierra Magazine

Kansas Sierra Club Life Member Brad Bradley is featured in the July/August 2014 issue of Sierra magazine. Bradley received the 2013 Bates County (Mo.) Soil Conservation District Wildlife Habitat Award for his efforts at soil and water restoration on land that was polluted from decades
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