Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: A report about the state of Kansas’ environment, including information about air, trash, water and remediation efforts, among other topics.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about environmental concerns across the state.
How much it will cost: The information is free.