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2009 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, 2009.

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, 2009

Shae West
Focus groups to seek views on environment
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Karen Dillon
Coal ash storage yields controversy
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2009

Scott Rothschild
Mercury monitoring system needs data
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2009

Alan Bavley and Karen Dillon
Cleaner air worth five more months
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2009

David Klepper
Coalition pushes to strip KDHE discretion
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
New plants must be CO2 friendly
Iola Register, 2/10/2009

John Hanna
Legislators knock regulator's policy on CO2
Leavenworth Times, 2/11/2009

Chris Green
Panel plans vote on bill to limit power
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Speaker expresses hope for energy bill
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Schlageck
Regulatory certainty
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/22/2009

Brett Dalton
Local smelting dates back to 1870s
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brett Dalton
EPA to test soil for lead
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Lumps of coal wrapped inside 'green' package
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2009

Scott Rothschild
Renewable energy standard touted for job creation
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2009

Matthew Brown
Environment campaigns, costs stand in way of new coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2009

Two steps behind the beat [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/14-15/2009

Chris Green
Talks on coal-plants bill to fire up again
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Coal bill negotiations set to resume
Hays Daily News, 3/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Landfill grows too tall
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Phillip Brownlee
Wrong way legislature ignoring trend on coal [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Activists fired up about coal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Trafficway still in legal limbo; mitigation plan forges ahead
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2009

Michael Dever and Simran Sethi
Task force proposes climate-friendly goals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2009

Mark Fagan
Lt. Gov. says scientists, not politicians, will save environment
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2009

Karen Dillon
Ozone already a worry
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2009

Associated Press
EPA, police swarm TreatCo plant
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/17/2009

John Green
Managing site's contamination is EPA's plan
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
TreatCo: EPA investigation unfounded
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Christine Metz
Innovation centers request $50 million for research
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2009

Jesse Fray
Mercury spill is contained at home
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2009

Tribune Staff
Knox appointed to radioactive waste working group
Chanute Tribune, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brett Dalton
EPA results sent to property owners
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brett Dalton
EPA releases soil testing results
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
State will help clean illegal dump
Emporia Gazette, 5/28/2009



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