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Oklahoma Sierra Club releases 2016 Legislative Scorecard

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Chapter of Sierra Club has released its 2016 Legislative Scorecard authored by Johnson Bridgwater, the organization’s director and state lobbyist. “Overall, we were pleased that the worst legislation from an environmental perspective failed to make any progress,” Bridgwater said. “But we also saw things like the loss […]

Environmental groups to host screening of earthquake documentary “Oklahoma Shakedown”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter A filmmaker and members of activist environmental groups say that finally the voice of average Oklahomans, whose lives are affected by the state’s recent onset of earthquakes, will be heard in a one-hour documentary entitled, “Oklahoma Shakedown.” On Tuesday, November 17, a new film will reveal those stories. A […]

Critics say Oklahoma’s state government earthquake response is inadequate

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – A cluster of critics are assailing what they deem inadequate or delayed response from state government to counter increased earthquakes in Oklahoma. The Sierra Club of Oklahoma and Kansas hosted a meeting at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday (August 8). Professor Todd Halihan of Oklahoma State University was among […]

They felt the earth move, under their feet – Fallin’s Council acknowledges correlation between quakes and deep disposal wells

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Coordinating Council of Seismic Activity met last week at the state Capitol. As in the past, its deliberations took place out of the public eye. However, after meeting members of the Council sat in Gov. Mary Fallin’s large conference room. Fallin, her Cabinet Energy and […]

Earthquakes in Oklahoma and Kansas draw activists to Medford

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Last week more than 100 people converged on Medford, Oklahoma to attend the Earthquake Fighters Feast & Film event sponsored by Sierra Club chapters of Kansas and Oklahoma. The forum addressed the science behind the rash of earthquakes occurring in the two states and focused on what citizens can […]

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