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Energy & Natural Resources
2008 Session - January through May

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 Energy & Natural Resources, January through May, 2008.

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 ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES, January through May, 2008


John Taylor
Rep. expects 'huge fight' over coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2008


Mike Corn
Oberlin nixes wind talks with company
Hays Daily News, 1/6/2008
[Newsbank article]


Edie Hall
Smoky Hills wind farm nearly ready
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Regeman
Jury sides with oil grant
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2008


Staff and Wire Reports
Group to study wind energy
Salina Journal, 1/8/2008
[Newsbank article]


Topeka-Capital Journal Editorial Board

Wind working group second verse? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2008


Bill Moore
Wind power risks justify rate request
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2008

Kristen Roderick
Reno County wind power on its way to
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Fresh thinking needed [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Listen support for KDHE, wind
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Kiegerl
The need for more energy and a cleaner environment
Olathe Daily News, 1/15/2008

Harold Alford
USDA rural development schedules workshops
Junction City Daily Union, 1/17/2008

Ken Frahm and Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson
KEC can work
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker plans to push solar credit bill
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008
[Newsbank article]


Cloud County Community College News Service
Cloud partners with MATC for federally funded wind turbine
Manhattan Mercury, 1/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Garden City lawmaker sends group's book on global warming denial to governor
Hays Daily News, 1/20/2008
[Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Lt. Governor outlines idea Wichita proposed as wind power hub
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2008

Building windmills
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Wind industry urges bigger commitment from state
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Parkinson
Kansas can be a wind leader
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Wind hub Wichita could become turbine capital
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Parkinson
Investing in the west
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Parkinson
Kansas profits are in the wind
Salina Journal, 1/24/2008
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
High oil prices renew drilling in Sedgwick Co.
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Twiddy
Growth of wind farms sapping supply of experienced technicians
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2008
[Newsbank article]


John Hanna
A movement emerges amid energy rhetoric
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Compromise rejected [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

J. P. Michaud
Wind power blows hot air, not energy [readers forum]
Hays Daily News, 2/5/2008


Hays Daily News
Wind farm produces
Emporia Gazette, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Energy testimony focuses on restrictions, tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2008

James Carlson
Critic: Energy moving too fast
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2008


Sarah Kessinger
Researchers: Wind now competitive with new coal
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2008


J.P Michaud
Does wind power reduce CO2 emission [readers forum]
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Evie Wray
Wind plan destroys Kansas wonders [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 2/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kyle Brant
Wind farm payouts not a good deal [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/14/2008
Associated Press
Energy issues consume lawmakers
Iola Register, 2/16/2008
Virginia Beamer
Time to return to rule of law
Hays Daily News, 2/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

Energy strategy [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2008


Chris Green
Sunflower spends $190,000 to push coal
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Corn creaming profits
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Carolyn McGinn
Holcomb vote based on rule of law, process
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
Colleges could benefit from wind power exploration
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2008
Future of oil [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Lou White
Move toward fresh air [letter to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/27/2008


Associated Press
Unhealty ozone levels in rural area cause worry
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2008
Patrick Lowry
Hot air [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Harold Starr
Lawmakers grow up
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
CO2 debate viewed anew
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2008
Associated Press
Group predicts CO2 debate, but won't jump out front
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Alternate fuel source has two faces
Hutchinson News, 5/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Ethanol's glow is fading, but hope is not
Hutchinson News, 5/25/2008


Darcy Gray
Business turns corner due to wind
Hutchinson News, 5/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial

Energy time-out [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/27/2008


John Green
Hutch businessmen named in fraud suit
Hutchinson News, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Wind plant still up in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2008