President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to roll back many Obama-era rules meant to combat climate change.
StateImpact visited the Electric Transformer House to find out why this seemingly random, unimpressive looking place was being elevated to historic status.
Oklahoma Gas and Electric went before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission again this week to try to get approval for environmental upgrades at its coal-fired power plant in Red Rock, Okla.
Oklahoma’s largest utility companies say they’re already on track to meet the carbon-reduction goals in the federal plan.
A plan to comply with the regional haze rule is due in August.
In effect, the EPA rule would require coal plants in Oklahoma and dozens of other states to shut down, install expensive air scrubbers, or switch to a different fuel source.
In a 6-2 decision, the court on Tuesday revived the EPA’s cross-state pollution rule.