Study Seeks Ways to Save Bats from Windfarm Deaths

While some wildlife biologists express concern about the fate of bates in northwest Oklahoma’s Selman Cave because of the cave’s proximity to wind farms, a new study suggests some species might be better able to absorb losses than others killed b…

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Engineers Assure OKC of Ability to Withstand Earthquakes

The jump in earthquakes across Oklahoma in recent years got the attention recently of members of the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust. They wondered about engineering designs of water pipelines and water treatment plants and whether there should be …

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Hamm says State is Wasting Money on Tax Credits for Wind Industry

Yes, Harold Hamm is one of the oil and gas leaders behind the billboard campaign against the Wind Industry continuing to get tax credits in Oklahoma. He admitted it over the weekend when he joined Pete Delaney, former OGE chairman in an interview on KF…

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OKC Negotiates with Company that Paid Biggest Fine Ever at DEQ

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says Severn Trent Services will pay $955,000 to settle the water problems and violations it made in Hugo, reaching the largest water quality related settlement in the state department’s history.
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Solar Energy Company With $2 billion in US Loan Guarantees in Deep Financial Trouble

Six years after President Obama hailed a Spanish company for its clean-energy projects and work in using solar technology to supply electricity, the company is in big financial trouble after coming to the U.S and building two American plants.
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Solar Energy Company With $2 billion in US Loan Guarantees in Deep Financial Trouble

Six years after President Obama hailed a Spanish company for its clean-energy projects and work in using solar technology to supply electricity, the company is in big financial trouble after coming to the U.S and building two American plants.
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Oklahoma and Other States Want EPA to Start from Scratch on Suspended Mercury Rule

Oklahoma and 19 other states now want the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Environmental Protection Agency to start all over on a new mercury rule that resulted in last summer’s 5-4 ruling where the high court ruled the EPA failed to consider cost…

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TransCanada’s $13 billion Pipeline Company Purchase Affects Four Oklahoma Companies.

TransCanada, the company that constructed the Keystone pipeline from Cushing south to the Gulf Coast but failed to win approval of the northern leg from Canada to Nebraska, is paying $13 billion to buy the U.S. gas pipeline company, Columbia Pipe…

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New Pipeline Safety Rules Proposed by Federal Government

Midstream energy companies no doubt are wondering how new regulations proposed by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will affect them. The rules were announced Thursday and will soon be posted in the Federal Register as a …

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Finger Pointing by Congress over Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

Democrats blamed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder while Republicans on a House committee blamed the EPA for the lead-poisoned waters in Flint, Michigan. It was a House Oversight committee hearing. Oklahoma Rep. Steve Russell sits on the committee.
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