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No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

Still stealing land

However, this expansion project symbolizes that we are at a standstill, stuck in our habits and ways. Regarding jobs, it is debatable whether the KXL Pipeline will create any lasting jobs. Cornell University has reported that it could destroy more jobs than it creates in the long-term. Regarding energy independence, this pipeline serves to export

LETTERS

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to pbacharach@ okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com, but include a city of residence and contact

LETTERS

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to pbacharach@ okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com, but include a city of residence and contact

‘Land’ ho!

Rick Sinnett Photo: Shannon Cornman Unless you’re up close and in person with Sinnett, you won’t see the globs of light blue paint in his hair and flecks covering his clothes and sunglasses, but you will see that same color covering the exterior of the onetime grain silo at 200 S.E. Fourth. Aqua is the

The Definitive Document of the Dead

By the film’s own opening-crawl admission, Document is intended as a teaching tool, so its nature is purposely freeform — and how! Narrated by the late Susan Tyrell (until the new sections), the film captures Romero and friends at work on 1978’s Dawn of the Dead, the now-classic sequel to 1968’s classic Night of the

Getting fracked

CNN Money reported recently that the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, found that Promised Land is partly financed by Image Nation Abu Dhabi, part of the state-run media company for the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is the world’s third-largest oil exporter. Promised Land, written by and starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski (Jim

More for Core to Shore

More for Core to Shore  Concerns arise over Urban Renewal Authority efforts to obtain land for the future MAPS 3 convention center. BY CLIFTON ADCOCK The Oklahoma City Planning Commission has delayed for 60 days a measure that would allow the city’s Urban Renewal Authority (OCURA) to proceed with obtaining the site for the future

Myriad questions

As the process of completing renovations continues — and the city moves forward with an incomegenerating strategy to deal with the increased cost of park upkeep — one council member is questioning aspects of the situation. While the City Council approved a contact with the nonprofit Myriad Gardens Foundation to take over management of the

Point: Fighting ‘authoritarian oil oligarchs’

The “Arab Spring” inspired freedom-loving people everywhere, even as it helped drive oil prices above $100 per barrel. Back home, we face our own authoritarian oil oligarchs. A foreign company — TransCanada — is trying to ram a new pipeline down the throats of Oklahoma landowners like the Kelso family of Bennington. The Kelsos want

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