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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Energy

Energize essentials

Pump up your personal energy to ‘conquer all things.’


Features

Malena Lott
Benjamin Franklin once said “energy and persistence conquer all things.”
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

O tower, where art thou?

Chesapeake under fire


CFN

Gazette staff
At the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s legislative forum Jan. 27, attendees received a booklet with the goals for this year’s session. A full-page Chesapeake Energy advertisement touted “Natural Gas is fueling Oklahoma’s future” with a large, full-color photo of the downtown OKC skyline sans Devon Energy’s $750 million, 50-story tower.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Ruffled Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo. Who would have guessed?


CFN

Gazette staff
New York state resident Mark Ruffalo, an actor in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Zodiac,” “Shutter Island” and “The Kids Are All Right,” is an outspoken critic of hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) and screened the “GasLand” doc in Pennsylvania in 2010.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sweeping down the plains

Oklahoma stands on the frontier of alternative energy as more global companies locate wind farms in the Sooner State.


News

Brendan Hoover
Late last year, Acciona Energy began construction on the Dempsey Ridge Wind Farm located in Roger Mills County, a 132 MW facility consisting of 66 2.0 MW wind turbines located over 10,888 rural acres.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Auditions

OGE’s energy audits allow homeowners to see where they’re leaking energy and losing money.


News

Greg Horton
OGE wants to give you $355 worth of services and materials for only $50. Even the most Pollyannaish among us will raise an eyebrow at that claim. The deal is part of OGE’s Home Energy Efficiency Program, and it includes a home energy audit designed to save you money on your utility bill.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Point: Oklahoma resources first

The financial, environmental and health costs associated with nuclear energy development are too high.


Commentary

Robert 'Bud' Scott
Who would have thought “Fukishima reactor” would become part of the national vocabulary?
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

No fooling Mother Nature


Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
Regarding Sen. Jim Inhofe’s Commentary (“Counterpoint: ‘Clean, reliable and affordable’ power”) in the April 20 Oklahoma Gazette:
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Last call for ethanol?

Sen. Coburn’s attempts to eliminate an ethanol tax credit have drawn support from The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily.


News

Clifton Adcock
A controversial amendment by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, that would end a tax credit for ethanol blending may come up for a vote when the Senate resumes session in May.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Like a bridge over ignorant waters


Letters to the Editor

Clinton Wiles
M.G. Oxsen’s “Designer’ debate” letter (May 18, Gazette) seems to have problems with complexity and leaving unknowns as unknowns.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Chicken fight

Lesser prairie chicken populations are dwindling, but some fear an ‘endangered’ designation might stress the economy.


News

Clifton Adcock
A group of energy company officials, agricultural organizations and state officials, along with the director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, sat down Sept. 8 to talk not so much turkey, but chicken — lesser prairie chicken, to be exact.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
 
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