The City Sentinel
Posts tagged as: earthquake

Gov Fallin declares Pawnee County emergency, Corporation Commission presses to stop injection wells near earthquake epicenter

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – On Saturday (September 3) Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for Pawnee County due to a magnitude 5.6 earthquake that occurred that morning near the city of Pawnee. In related news, over the Labor Day weekend members of the Corporation Commission moved to stop injection well operations […]

Rep. Richard Morrissette criticizes Fallin administration’s response on earthquakes

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – In a House Democratic staff press release last  Wednesday (December 30), veteran state Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, said the Fallin Administration continues to “pass the buck” on oilfield disposal wells linked to earthquakes. “When I recommended that Governor Fallin order all wastewater disposal wells in seismically active areas to […]

Edmond readers of The City Sentinel report a “whopper” of an earthquake

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor The City Sentinel Online About 5:40 a.m. on Tuesday (December 29), an earthquake that our Facebook friend Susan McCann described as a “whopper,” rolled through Edmond and to points far beyond. Shane Jett, a former state representative, said he “felt it at 5:39 a.m. in Tecumseh.” Sitting at my computer, […]

Click For Western Concepts
Log in | Designed by Gabfire themes