oil http://kmuw.org en Drilling In Cheyenne Bottoms Faces Opposition From Wildlife Agency http://kmuw.org/post/drilling-cheyenne-bottoms-faces-opposition-wildlife-agency <p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Cheyenne Bottoms is not fully functioning and the site could be threatened by oil drilling.</p><p>Heather Whitlaw with the Fish and Wildlife Service in Manhattan says her agency opposes a recent request by a Kansas company to drill for oil there.</p><p>The group also has concerns about nearby oil production outside the Bottoms; the site is on the state&#39;s list of impaired waters because of siltation and oxygen depletion.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:57:55 +0000 Associated Press 24150 at http://kmuw.org 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 Kansas Oil Production Up, Natural Gas Down http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-oil-production-natural-gas-down <p><a href="http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/News/2013/oil_gas12.html">A new report from the Kansas Geological Survey</a> shows oil production in Kansas last year was up over 2011, but natural gas production was down.</p><p>Officials with the survey report the nearly 44 million barrels of oil produced last year were the most since 1995. The oil had a value of $3.7 billion.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 11:23:32 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 17007 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 10.29.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-102912 <p><em>More cases of Hepatitis confirmed at a hospital in Hays; The&nbsp;Kickapoo Tribe asks for Gov. Brownback's support in water fight; People still spending a lot on health care costs.</em></p><div><strong>6 Cases Of Hepatitis Confirmed At Hays Hospital</strong></div><p></p><p></p><p>The Kansas health department says it has now confirmed six cases of hepatitis C in Hays Medical Center patients linked to a traveling technician.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:45:25 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 7649 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 10.29.12 Crowson Cartoon: Oil Dependence http://kmuw.org/post/crowson-cartoon-oil-dependence <p></p> Fri, 21 May 2010 13:51:18 +0000 Richard Crowson 6128 at http://kmuw.org Crowson Cartoon: Oil Dependence