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Tribe Says Showdown Over Rural Permits Rooted in Politics, Not Water Pipes

“This should have been the easiest kind of transaction, one we’ve done hundreds of times,” says John “Rocky” Barrett, chairman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.


Oklahoma Attorney General’s Latest EPA Lawsuit Challenges New Ozone Limits

Lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency keep rolling out of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office.


Oklahoma Attorney General Prepares Lawsuit To Fight Clean Power Plan

A press release from Pruitt’s office says representatives from Oklahoma were at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. first thing Friday morning to ask the federal court to review the Clean Power Plan.


Why Obama’s Clean Power Plan Could Mean Opportunity for Some Industries in Oklahoma

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan enraged many top officials in Oklahoma, who argued the rules were an expensive, unnecessary overreach by the federal government. But the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could create opportunities in Oklahoma, researchers and officials say.


Oklahoma Officials Vow To Keep Fighting Obama Plan To Cut Power Plant Pollution

Though just finalized, the plan has been in the works for two years, and Oklahoma has opposed it every step of the way.


Oklahoma’s Largest Utility Confused As U.S. Supreme Court Scuttles EPA Rule

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked the EPA’s attempt to curb mercury and other toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants across the country.


Opponents Launch Ad-Attack to Keep ‘Right-to-Farm’ Off Ballot in Oklahoma

If passed by the Oklahoma legislature, the right-to-farm amendment to the state constitution wouldn’t be on the ballot until November 2016.


Watch Oklahoma’s Inhofe and Pruitt Spar With EPA Over ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

A rare joint Congressional hearing in Washington Wednesday took up the issue of ‘Waters of the United States.’

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