Iola http://kmuw.org en Approval Sought For New Oil Pipeline Through Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/approval-sought-new-oil-pipeline-through-kansas <p>A Canadian company is visiting eastern Kansas Thursday to discuss building a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.<br><br>Enbridge Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, hopes to begin construction early next month on its Flanagan South pipeline. The company has scheduled a series of open house sessions this week in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas.<br><br>The first session is in&nbsp;Iola&nbsp;at the North Community Building from 5-7 p.m. Thursday evening. Attendees will be able to review project maps and meet with Enbridge employees.<br> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:25:41 +0000 Associated Press 20573 at http://kmuw.org Iola Site Added To Superfund List http://kmuw.org/post/iola-site-added-superfund-list <p>The <a href="http://www.epa.gov/superfund/">Superfund National Priorities List</a> now includes nine new sites, one of them where a smelter used to operate on the east side of Iola, Kan.<br><br>The EPA says the soil on hundreds of residential and commercial properties in and around Iola is contaminated with lead, arsenic, cadmium and zinc.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 11:25:10 +0000 Bryan Thompson 17615 at http://kmuw.org