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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 […]

Oklahoma Sierra Club decries the passage of Senate Bill 809

Staff Report On the next-to-last day of the 2015 legislative session, the Oklahoma Senate gave final approval to Senate Bill 809. This bill aims to repeal prior law allowing local governments to regulate oil and gas drilling and waste water disposal in their municipal jurisdictions. Oklahoma Sierra Club Director Johnson Bridgwater responded to this action […]

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