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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 […]

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 […]

Local group kicks off campaign opposing SQ 777 “Right to Farm”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahomans for Food, Farm & Family (OKFFF), a coalition of citizens opposed to State Question 777, kicked off its campaign against the ballot measure last month at the historic Farmer’s Public Market in Oklahoma City. SQ 777, also known as the  “Right to Farm” measure, is a proposed constitutional […]

Activist Erin Brockovich to participate in three Oklahoma earthquake forums

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Tuesday, February 23, consumer advocate and environmental activist Erin Brockovich will participate in a public earthquake forum hosted by Oklahoma State Rep. Richard Morrissette (D-Oklahoma City). The event will take place at the University of Central Oklahoma Constitution Hall from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. During the forum panelists […]

Former Gov. David Walters urges Democrats to make their voices heard

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper President of Walters Power International and former Oklahoma Governor, David Walters was guest speaker on Friday the 13th  during the Oklahoma County Democratic Party Noon Luncheon. The weekly event is held at the landmark Boulevard Cafeteria on N. Dewey in Oklahoma City. The Governor delivered his message laced with his […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Sierra Club announces new executive director

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Chapter of the Sierra Club has announced as of Jan. 5, Johnson Bridgwater is the organization’s new Executive Director. “Over several months the Search Committee reviewed eighteen qualified applicants for this important leadership position,” said Chapter Chair Barbara VanHanken. “Ironically, Johnson was our first candidate interviewed and […]

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