Governor Appeals FEMA Decision in Eastern Oklahoma

Governor Mary Fallin and state emergency management officials await word on their recent appeal filed for nine eastern Oklahoma counties hit by a winter storm and flooding after Christmas 2015. The appeal was filed with the Federal Emergency Management…

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Record Solar Power Projects to Be Installed Nationally in 2016

While Whole Foods announced recently it intended to power more than 100 of its stores through solar roof-top panels, it has yet to confirm if it will involve its three stores in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Contacted about the project, Tobias Markey…

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Record Solar Power Projects to Be Installed Nationally in 2016

While Whole Foods announced recently it intended to power more than 100 of its stores through solar roof-top panels, it has yet to confirm if it will involve its three stores in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Contacted about the project, Tobias Markey, the …

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Massive Wind Farm Wins Early Government Approval in Wyoming

What is being called the biggest wind farm project in the nation in Wyoming has passed another regulatory step as the federal government’s environmental analysis tentatively cleared the way for construction.
The Power Company of Wyoming, a subsi…

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Williams to Bgin Pipeline Expansion for Florida Customers

Tulsa based Williams Partners L.P. says it plans to begin construction soon on the Hillabee Expansion Project to increase growing needs for more natural gas in Florida. Work will get underway in May on the first phase that shoujld be completed a…

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Legislators Want to Strip Transparency from Universal Services Fund

A fight’s looming in the Oklahoma legislature over the efforts of some legislators to strip transparency from how millions of dollars in money from telephone customers is spent on financing Internet and broadband projects for schools, libraries and hos…

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Bid-Rigging Lawsuit Modified Against Chesapeake, SandRidge and Tom Ward

One week after filing a class-action lawsuit alleging bid-rigging against Chesapeake Energy, SandRidge Energy and former SandRidge CEO Tom Ward, attorneys for an Alfalfa County landowner have already amended the lawsuit in the Western District of…

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House Passes Bill targeting Red Cedar Tree Infestations in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City State Representative Richard Morrissette’s bill to improve on his battle against the state’s invasion of Eastern Red Cedar trees won approval this week in the State House.
HB 2748 would make improvements and changes to his original bill …

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Blaine County Produces Two More Big Wells

Oil prices remain anemic and oil storage continues at a record pace at the Cushing tank farm, but oil production continues in Oklahoma with a few more big wells in recent weeks.
As noted on OK Energy Today’s Completion reports, Blaine County is…

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Plans for $300 million Turnpike Upset Eastern Oklahoma County Residents

Residents of eastern Oklahoma County know what they’re facing as the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has unveiled its plans for construction of a 21-mile toll road linking Interstate 40 with the I-44 turnpike.
Plans for the $300 million turnpike link were…

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