Category: EPA

Inhofe Polls States on EPA Mandates

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee chaired by Sen. Jim Inhofe is asking for the feedback of states on just how good of a job the Environmental Protection Agency is doing with regards to its regulatory programs. And is the EPA asking…

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Pruitt Confident WOTUS Won’t Take Effect in Remaining Year of Obama Administration

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s voicing confidence that a federal court stay will prevent the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule from being enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency during the year remaining in the Obama administratio…

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Scientists Challenge EPA Franking Report

The EPA finds itself at odds with the Science Advisory Board regarding a report the agency released last summer stating that fracking does not lead to nor create widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources.
The board is comprised of scien…

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Congressman Mullin Pushes Fight With EPA Over Water Rules

Newly-re-elected 2nd District U.S. Representative Markwayne Mullin (R) is intent on making sure Oklahomans voice opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed ‘Waters of the United States’ Clean Water Act rule.
He spoke to two groups la…

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EPA Targeted by U.S. House

Whether it will be an act of futility, the House intends to soon take up some bills aimed at controlling the Environmental Protection Agency and Oklahoma’s congressional delegation will be a part of it.
In a week, the state’s representatives will be v…

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Hyundia and Kia Fined—-You Driving One?

In all liklihood, some of the 1.2 million vehicles that led to a $100 million civil penalty against Hyundai and Kia are being driven by Oklahomans. And, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, they’re helping emit 4.75 million metric tons of…

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