There’s an army of Republicans pushing against Obama’s Paris climate plan, and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma is one of its generals.
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.
“And in one archdiocese — Oklahoma City — Church officials have signed three new oil and gas leases since Francis’s missive on the environment, leasing documents show.”
The forecast for the fall and winter is especially important for Oklahoma’s number one crop: winter wheat.
Oklahoma’s largest utility companies say they’re already on track to meet the carbon-reduction goals in the federal plan.
Scientists turned the four-year drought into an opportunity to study what the future might be like for the state’s wheat farmers.