Kansas

Kansas senator proposes legislation to limit placement of wind turbines

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(The Center Square) - Kansas state Sen. Mike Thompson is proposing legislation that would limit the placement of wind turbines in rural areas.

Thompson, chairman of the State Senate Utilities Committee, fears that improper placement could cause property values to fall and impose on rural residents' quality of life.

Southern Colorado under a Red Flag Warning Monday for fire danger

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A red flag warning for high fire danger has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday and covers southeast Colorado along with the San Luis Valley. A fire weather watch remains in effect for all or parts of four additional counties in the east central portion of the state.

The warning is in effect from noon until 8:00 p.m. Monday.