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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 Environment, 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

January through May, 2008

Dion Lefler
Senate group looks for lessons from Barton fire
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker's 'gift' sends a message
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Measure proposed to boost recycling
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Cory Smith
New gas station touts its biofuels as 'earth-friendly'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2008
Lawrence resident fills interim KDHE post
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2008
Brad Cooper
Landfill ordered to close by 2011
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2008

Landfill OK'd
Johnson County Sun, 2/14/2008

Associated Press
Health officials order landfill to close in 2010
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/14/2008

Jon Ruhlen
KDHE will offer info on construction landfill
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Bider
Bottle bill has value
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Landfill foe calls hearing improper
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Holly Kramer
Landfill to close by 2010
Johnson County Sun, 2/21/2008
Mark Fagan
$500K study to examine sewer needs
Lawrence Journal World, 2/29/2008
Patrick Lowry
CO2 emissions [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/5/2008
Beccy Tanner
County lacks plan to deal with electronic waste
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Legislators can't avoid national debate over CO2, warming
Chanute Tribune, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kathleen Hartnett White
Eco-promise for Kansas
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Dirty air could cost Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannine Koranda
Barton explosion prompts bill requiring inspections
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Smog Wichita's other air issue
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
The News Staff
Commission OKs refuse increase at Harper Co. landfill
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Karen Dillon
Smog takes Western Kansas by surprise
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ashley Nietfeld
County to seek grant for hazard mitigation plan
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/8/2008

Scott Bontz
People must drive energy plan
Garden City Telegram, 4/8/2008
Scott Bontz
Averting mutually assured convection
Junction City Daily Union, 4/9/2008

Scott Rothschild
State officials want to be ahead of new environmental rules
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2008

John Christoffersen
18 states commit to take action on climate change
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2008

Mike Belt
Douglas County 'B' is for 'Breathe': Report measures ozone
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2008
Mark Parkinson
Earth (every) Day
Hays Daily News, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Deb Gruver
Waste panel OKs proposed landfill
Wichita Eagle, 5/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
EPA rule a costly one for charity car washes
Hutchinson News, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]