January 27, 2023 archive

GOP House members demand EPA rescind WOTUS

  Four members of the Oklahoma delegation in the U.S. House signed onto a a letter blasting the Biden Administration for its premature and reckless “waters of the United States” final rule. Reps. Stephanie Bice, Tom Cole, Kevin Hern and Frank Lucas signed the letter that demanded the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers rescind …

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High utility bills led to phone threats and lockdown of city hall in Deming, New Mexico

  Winter utility bills in one New Mexico city have risen so high that it resulted in the city offices in Deming being locked down for security purposes following telephone threats. The city offices in the city of 6,000 received threats over high utility bills prompting the lockdown on Wednesday reported the Albuquerque Journal. Click …

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Friday saw a drop in crude oil prices and most OK energy stocks

  Crude oil prices fell on Friday and Oklahoma energy stocks also had a weak day in trading. The fall in prices meant they wrapped up the week with a flat to lower finish, thanks to reports a strong Russian oil supply offset U.S. economic data that was better-than-expected. West Texas Intermediate crude dropped 1.6% …

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Billionaire Bill Gates wants to stop cows from farting

  Maybe Bill Gates got his advice from AOC, the congresswoman who blamed part of climate change on farting cattle. Gates is now investing money in an Australian climate tech company focused on livestock methane emissions reports Popular Mechanics. Click here for Popular Mechanics    

Freeport LNG gets approval to restart operations

  Federal regulators have given approval for Freeport LNG to restart its idled LNG export plant in Texas but it still might be March before production is underway. The LNG company’s plant has been barred from resuming production following a pipeline explosion in June of 2022 reported Reuters. Click here for Reuters