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2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to ENVIRONMENT, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON ENVIRONMENT, June through December, 2006

Ric Anderson
State steps in as fire burns
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006

Sam Baker
KC gets good marks on 'sustainability' scale
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Program helps people, environment old PCs, new jobs
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Wood Chip Fires no smoking [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2006

Scott Rothschild
Dry weather stresses vegetation in much of Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 8/8/2006

Mike Corn
Task force leader suggests 'drought of record'
Hays Daily News, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Team seeks drought warning
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2006

Scott Rothschild
Statewide drought warning urged
Lawrence Journal World, 8/19/2006

Mike Belt
Asian emerald ash beetle not welcome in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2006

Karen Dillon
EPA tackles lead levels in kids
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Governor declares drought warnings statewide, though some areas have seen rain
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2006

August showers haven't eased drought's power
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2006

Scott Rochat
Couple protects Flint Hills land
Emporia Gazette, 9/1/2006

Randy Scholfield
What's Kansas doing to fight warming?
Wichita Eagle, 9/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Flint Hills preservation hallowed ground
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/2/2006

State money buys easement
Emporia Gazette, 9/9-10/2006

Tom Bell
Punt power plants [editorial & opinion]
Salina Journal, 11/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Pittsburg to continue plant upgrades
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Marcel Harmon
Don't approve Kansas coal-fired power plants
Wichita Eagle, 11/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Marcel Harmon
Coal plants are wrong approach for Kansas
Manhattan Mercury, 11/29/2006

Tom Bell
Where's eagerness to listen? [editorial]
Salina Journal, 11/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 11/30/2006

Scott Rothschild
State extends comment period for power plant
Lawrence Journal World, 11/30/2006

John Hanna
Opponents of coal plants prepare to protest in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Darrin Stineman
Saturday rally in Topeka
Salina Journal, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Rally planned against plant
Emporia Gazette, 12/1/2006

Tim Carpenter
Anti-coal groups want new route
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Anti-coal rally slated for Statehouse steps
Hutchinson News, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rally to oppose power plant proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 12/1/2006

Scott Rothschild
Ralliers call for renewable alternatives
Lawrence Journal World, 12/3/2006

Scott Rothschild
Energy at the forefront coal-fired plant a heated debate
Lawrence Journal World, 12/3/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Protesters brave wind to fight coal
Hutchinson News, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
KDHE completes Black Jack site cleanup
Lawrence Journal World, 12/4/2006

Tim Vandenack Why not wind?
Hutchinson News, 12/8/2006

Frank E. Terrill
Just the facts [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 12/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Harold Starr
Err on caution's side [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 12/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phillip Brownlee
Good deal? Role for governor on coal-fired plant
Wichita Eagle, 12/13/2006

Associated Press
States oppose coal plant
Salina Journal, 12/14/2006

Patrick Lowry
Hot air [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 12/14/2006

Ann Charles
Arguments not good enough [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 12/14/2006

An effective voice for the Kansas environment
Wichita Eagle, 12/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Eight states weigh in against new coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 12/16/2006

Northeast vs. Kansas coal
Wichita Eagle, 12/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Federal agency questions coal plant
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2006

John Hanna
Sebelius still mulling ban on coal-fired plants
Lawrence Journal World, 12/20/2006

John Hanna
Sebelius weighs ban on coal-fired plants
Wichita Eagle, 12/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Sebelius still mulling ban on coal-fired plants
Hutchinson News, 12/20/2006

Parsons Sun
EPA regulates coal plants [opinion]
Leavenworth Times, 12/21/2006

Nancy Kirk
Rethink this plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: Coal plants likely
Lawrence Journal World, 12/22/2006

Scott Rothschild
Proposed coal plants spark broad response
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2006

The Parsons Sun [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 12/26/2006

Ron Knox
'Toxic' trash spurs city suit
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2006



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