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The smell of collusion?

Credit: Brad Gregg Specifically, Inhofe smells collusion between the White House, federal agencies and Organizing for Action (OFA), an advocacy group — all to promote the Obama administration’s initiative on climate change. On Aug. 14, the senator fired off a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He groused

Green power

Credit: Brad Gregg “Purchasing green power helps our organization become more sustainable, while also sending a message to others across the U.S. that supporting clean sources of electricity is a sound business decision and an important choice in reducing climate risk,” said OSU President Burns Hargis. Of the power that OSU purchases from Oklahoma Gas

Frack, yeah!

Otherwise known as fracking, the method of natural-gas extraction is hailed by the energy industry (and those the industry has helped elevate to regulatory government positions) while simultaneously drawing fire from critics in the media, Hollywood and environmental groups. Thus far this year, the Environmental Protection Agency pushed back hard on criticism of its report

Limit mercury

I recently passed a billboard west of Portland Avenue on Interstate 40 advertising treatment for brain tumors. When there are enough people in Oklahoma with brain tumors to warrant a huge billboard, there must be environmental causes. Surely we can do a better job of preventing previously uncommon and deadly diseases that so many of

Haze hearing

A little more than 40 people submitted their comments at the EPA public hearing in Oklahoma City, held April 13 at the Metro Technology Center Springlake campus, although far more people were in attendance. above Susan Schmidt participated in an April13 Sierra Club press conference that protested coal-fired power plant pollution. Those commenting were about

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