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Tulsa environmental coalition to host conversation aimed at policy makers

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Tulsa, OK – A coalition of churches, citizens, the Oklahoma Green Country Sierra Club and other environmental groups will host a meeting to raise awareness in the Tulsa community regarding environmental concerns. . The event will be held on Tuesday, March 6th from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity at Tulsa Community College, 910 […]

After ten years at Oklahoma’s Turtle Rock Farm, environmental guru moves effort to Oklahoma City

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Ten years ago, sisters Ann Denny and Pat Hoerth began offering retreats in the areas of spirituality, sustainability and cosmology at their home, Turtle Rock Farm, near Billings, Oklahoma. At the farm, guests would find chickens, guinea fowl, rabbits, alpaca, and pygmy goats.  The venue […]

OK Sierra Club Green Country Group announces 2017 Environmental Award winners and losers

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter TULSA, OK – The Green Country Group of the Sierra Club (GCSC) has announced the winners of its 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards. The honorees were recognized during their Annual Holiday Potluck Dinner, Auction & Awards of Excellence event held last month at College Hill Presbyterian Church in Tulsa. The […]

Letter to the Editor: Fossil fuels or Solar & Wind?

To The Editor: Oklahoma petroleum CEOs Harold Hamm and Larry Nichols surely agree with President Trump and most of Congress that continued production of US coal, oil and gas supersedes concerns about global warming and climate change. That puts the US at odds with the recent G-20 summit of the top 20 world economic powers. […]

The City Sentinel – Top Ten Local Stories for 2016

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Although some would designate the 2016 elections as a national event primarily, from the presidency to the grass roots in the heart of Oklahoma City they were the top local story of the past year. Former Governor David Walters commented during the primary campaign, it was unusual for […]

Oklahomans against Pruitt’s confirmation for EPA job speak out

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Although Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt garnered immediate praise from many conservative leaders after President-Elect Donald Trump chose him to run the Environmental Protection Agency, a range of private sector activists and academics have passionately decried the choice. The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Davies told The City Sentinel, […]

COMMENTARY: Pro-Life for Earth

by Nathaniel Batchelder For more than 50 years, climate scientists have warned that increasing emissions of CO2 and methane from human sources were warming the atmosphere, and that this would have dire consequences for nature and society if not reversed. The warnings have been ignored – even ridiculed – and concentrations of these gases have […]

Local leaders to hold press conference regarding Dakota Access pipeline

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Wednesday, September 7, Oklahoma Native American leaders along with representatives of several environmental groups and religious organizations will hold a press conference in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to construction of the Dakota Access Pipe Line (DAPL). The event will be held at Church of […]

OCC’s Day at the Legislature attendees will be “Advocating for Justice”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The public is invited to attend the 33rd Annual Day at the Legislature (DAL) on Monday, February 29. This year’s event is themed, “Advocating for Justice:  Environmental and Criminal.” Hosted by the Oklahoma Conference of Churches, the morning session will be held at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. […]

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