Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Summary: These resources were initially compiled for use for the Kansas Social Studies Conference 2016 session titled: Interdisciplinary STEM study using primary sources from the Dole Institute of Politics. Featured documents are noted as being utilized in the presentation. Sources relating to science topics are useful for a variety of studies relating to congress, government, and STEM. Here, water availability, air quality, and precursory documents for climate change - relating to introduction of global warming in the 1990s, are presented. This is a selection of materials, there are more documents and topics (reservoirs, oil, and engineering projects) available for study in Dole archive.

Date Range: 1970-1995

Online materials: Correspondence with constituents, industry leaders, and members of congress; press releases; newspaper articles; publications

 

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Title: Constituent letter from Mr. and Mrs. Goodhart to Senator Dole and response

Date: 1977-04-14

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996 Box 255, Folder 23, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Water- The Crisis is Now

Date: c.1984

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 245, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Michael J. Bayer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs, to Senator Dole

Date: 1982-05-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Memorandum from Ed Duckers to Senator Dole

Date: 1984-07-05

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241, Folder 4, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Symms to Senator Dole

Date: 1984-04-12

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241, Folder 4, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Dole to Senator Don Nickles

Date: 1984-03-13

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 244, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Memorandum from Ed Duckers to Senator Dole regarding the Groundwater Recharge Bill

Date: 1984-03-12

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 244, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Water: Trying to Cope in a Land of Extremes; newspaper excerpt

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 244, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Kansas Water Resources Board Testimony

Date: 1981-04-21

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 244, Folder 11, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: National Water Alliance: Solving our Water Crisis

Date: 1983-12-17

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 244, Folder 18, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Water: "the basis of life" comic book

Date: 1982

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 245, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Safe Drinking Water: Challenge of the 80s

Date: 1984-03-24

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 245, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: States must share if all are to prosper (newspaper clipping)

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 245, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Mayor Havner of Hays, KS to Senator Dole

Date: 1989-09-29

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Personal/Political Files, 1969-1996 Box 312, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Assistant City Manager to City Commission about the Summary of Test Hole Drilling Program

Date: 1989-09-11

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Personal/Political Files, 1969-1996 Box 312, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Dole to Sidney Yates, Chairman on the Subcommittee on Interior Appropriations

Date: 1990-05-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Personal/Political Files, 1969-1996 Box 312, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Dole/Kassebaum Announce Federal Drought Aid Package for Bone Dry Kansas

Date: 1989-04-26

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Press Related Materials Box 31, Folder 16, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Dole introduces drought bill: Bone dry Kansas crop "burned, blown away and now buried"

Date: 1989-05-18

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Press Related Materials Box 32, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: National Clean Air Coalition Fact Sheet on the Effects of Air Pollution on Farm Crops

Date: 1982-06-07

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Environmental News "EPA Report Shows Continuing Progress in Cleaning Nation's Air"

Date: 1994-10-19

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 453, Folder 23, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Norville S. Prosser, Executive Secretary of the Sport Fishing Institute

Date: 1982-09-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: S.2266 to amend the Clean Air Act and for other purposes

Date: 1982-02-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Clean Air Act Reauthorization Status Report for Senators

Date: 1982-02-01

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Chrysler Corporation to Senator Dole

Date: 1981-10-15

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The Status of Clean Air Legislation

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from T.J. Wagner (Ford car company) to Senator Dole

Date: 1981-08-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Michael J. Bayer at the Department of Energy to Senaor Dole

Date: 1982-05-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Fact sheet on the Clean Air Act Amendments reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Date: 1982-08-19

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Robert Byrd to Senator Dole

Date: 1982-04-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 240, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Clean Air! Flyer from Kansas City Power and Light Company

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241 Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association to Senator Dole

Date: 1981-10-27

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 241 Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: News from Senator Bob Dole: Dole Fights for Fair Clean Air Bill; Kansas Issues Reach Senate Floor, Dole Amendments Win Approval Today

Date: 1990-03-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 461, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Backgrounder: The Heritage Foundation "Clinton's 'Voluntary' Global Warming Plan: Expensive, Ineffective, and Unnecessary

Date: 1994-08-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 453, Folder 23, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The Growing Crisis In Natural Resources

Date: 1971-07-01

Citation: Digitized Press Releases, 1961-1996 Box 1971, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Moon Shot Is Easy Compared To Solving Environmental Problems -- Kansas Association Of Life Underwriters

Date: 1970-04-25

Citation: Digitized Press Releases, 1961-1996 Box 1970, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Global Warming: Messy Models, Decent Data, Pointless Policy

Date: 1994-11

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 462, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Memorandum from John H. Gibbons regarding U.S. Climate Change Programs

Date: 1995-03-31

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 462 Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Climate Change: State of Knowledge

Date: 1995-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 462 Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Climate Change: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Date: 1995-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 462 Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Climate Change Administration

Date: 1995-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996 Box 462 Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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