Articles tagged with: environment
On January 21 the City of Norman hosted the second in a series of water related forums.… Continue reading
On October 24, Normanites joined the International Day of Climate Action, taking part in one of more than 5200 events in 181 countries. The Day was organized by 350.org, an international campaign to reduce the carbon in earth’s atmosphere to less than 350 parts per million, which many scientists have identified as a safe upper limit to avoid disastrous climate change.… Continue reading
[This is the second in a series on local and global water issues. You can read part one here.]
In order to gain a better perspective of our local water issues I spoke to Ken Komiske, Utilities Director for the City of Norman and Charles Wesner, Chair of the Sierra Club Oklahoma Chapter.… Continue reading
Every morning, most of us without much thought will take a shower, make coffee, shave, brush teeth, water the yard – we have an unquestioned, plentiful supply of water available for our daily needs. And clean water is essential for health and community development.… Continue reading
- Juvenile detention agency may have furloughs
- Mint excludes Survivor Tree from Oklahoma quarter
- Oklahoma County officials defend staff raises
- Oklahoma bankruptcies up almost 30 percent from last year
- Mercury Marine will pay back Oklahoma tax incentives
- Edmond preacher gets rich mixing faith and financial advice
- Over $100k in fines to Oklahoma Ethics Commission going unpaid
- [Video] Oklahoma’s second ‘Gold Standard’ green home nearing completion
From The Journal Record:
Whether you believe that human activity is a cause of climate change or not, you probably would opt for a car that gets better mileage and creates fewer emissions than your current car or truck, if at the same or lower price as your gas-powered vehicle.
From The Associated Press:
A federal judge says the state of Oklahoma is entitled to a jury trial for a part of its civil lawsuit against Arkansas poultry companies. U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell ruled Wednesday that a jury could determine whether the companies are liable for civil penalties under one of the state’s anti-pollution laws.
From The Oklahoma Gazette:
The anonymous tipster had interesting news for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry officials. There was a tinhorn dumping who knows what into the Oklahoma River near the Oklahoma National Stockyards and surrounding industrial property.
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