September 20, 2020 archive

Alabama Secretary of State asks important questions about a watchdog group

    A California-based energy group is catching the attention of some critics, including some who fear it might try to become active in Oklahoma. It is the Energy and Policy Institute which describes itself as a “watchdog” group. Its critics think it might be more of an attack dog group against fossil fuels. Energy …

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Energy news in brief

** The Saudi Energy Minister warned traders on Thursday against betting heavily in the oil market saying he will try to make the market “jumpy” and promised those who gamble on the oil price would be hurt “like hell”. ** Mesa Royalty Trust in Houston announced that there will be no distribution paid for the month ended …

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Citizen scientists in Tulsa

  A University of Tulsa student’s plan to monitor the water quality of the Arkansas River is gaining ground in Tulsa, thanks to a request from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. The story from the Tulsa World. Click here to read.  

Residents clamor for tougher restrictions on proposed wind farm in central Kansas

NextEra Energy’s proposed wind farm near Hutchinson, Kansas has county officials working on new wind farm restrictions and regulations, including required setbacks from residential areas. In a recent meeting, the Reno County Planning Commission listened to 50 speakers during a four and one-half session before concluding to take no additional public comment. Some members of …

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