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A view of the Cedar Buff Canal Missouri River Basin Project

Environmental Studies


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. 

Sources relating to science topics are useful for a variety of studies relating to Congress, government, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 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 the Dole Archives.

Date Range

  • 1970-1995

Online Materials

  • Correspondence with constituents, industry leaders, and members of Congress; press releases; newspaper articles; publications