Trump Would use Oil as a Weapon to Get Saudis to Fight ISIS

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making waves as he talks oil and proposes a freeze on buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless the Saudis send in troops in the fight against ISIS, according to the New York Times.
His call came in a recent interview wi…

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Controversial Environmental Writer to Speak at UCO

Environmental science and policy reporter Justin Gillis of the New York Times will be a keynote speaker on climate change next week at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.
His talk will be “Hot Times! Into a Warming World” and will be at 2 p….

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Senators Want EPA to Increase Support for Biofuels

A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. Senators recently sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency director Gina McCarthy urging her to continue the trend of increasing support for the nation’s renewable fuel sector.
“We remain concerned that it c…

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Wyoming Losses Energy Jobs and Population in Downturn

The energy downturn is affecting the state of Wyoming in a way it didn’t see coming…..an outward migration of people. In short, more people are leaving the state than are coming to make a home there and State leaders put the blame on the loss o…

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Quakes Rattle Town of Crescent

Hours after the U.S. Geological Survey released a controversial report putting Oklahoma as the riskiest state for a damaging earthquake in 2016, a 4.2 magnitude quake rattled the area around the town of Crescent.
It occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Monda…

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Commissioner Says Quake Report Supports State Actions——-Legislator Says the Commission’s Blowing Smoke

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy says the new U.S. Geological Survey report proclaiming Oklahoma as the state with the highest earthquake risk in the U.S. supports the actions taken by the commission in targeting the state’s saltwate…

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Sierra Club says New Earthquake Report Shows dangers of Fracking

More reaction to the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake report that puts Oklahoma at the highest risk in the U.S. for having a damaging earthquake in 2016. The Sierra Club suggests it could help the organization’s federal lawsuit filed against three Okl…

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Governor Says USGS Earthquake Report Shows State is Taking the Rright Steps

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin responded to the U.S. Geological Survey’s new earthquake maps showing potential areas of human induced quakes as a sign that the state is taking the right steps in putting restrictions on wastewater injection wells as orde…

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USGS Says Northerrn Oklahoma at Highest Risk for Earthquake Damage

The new earthquake maps showing potential areas of seismicity induced by human activity indicate north-central and northwestern Oklahoma are areas of some of the highest risk in the U.S. for damaging earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey released the…

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Governor Says USGS Earthquake Repot Shows State is Taking the Rright Steps

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin responded to the U.S. Geological Survey’s new earthquake maps showing potential areas of human induced quakes as a sign that the state is taking the right steps in putting restrictions on wastewater injection wells as orde…

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