07.25.2014

New report says Oklahoma could profit from proposed greenhouse gas rules.


States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain, Study Finds
www.nytimes.com
A new study to be released Thursday found that Texas and Oklahoma would be among the biggest economic winners under a regulation proposed by President Obama to fight climate change.
07.24.2014

A neat success story on water quality improvements in Oklahoma streams.


Video: Oklahoma’s water quality improving, recent de-listings suggest | Water Shortage content...
southwestfarmpress.com
Recently, nine Oklahoma streams were removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s impaired waterways—bringing the total to 46 in the past several years. This video news release from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service explains how farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders worked…
07.24.2014

EPA Awards TU Grant To Study Indoor Air Quality For Tribal Schools


EPA Awards TU Grant To Study Indoor Air Quality For Tribal Schools
www.newson6.com
The University of Tulsa will be working with the Environmental Protection Agency on seeking new ways to protect tribal communities.
07.23.2014


Timeline Photos
Tomorrow - Thursday, July 24th - will be Central Oklahoma's first Ozone Alert Day of 2014. That means there's tremendous likelihood our air quality will be poor enough to pose a risk to much of the population but especially kids, the elderly and those with chronic respiratory conditions. Avoid prolonged outdoor exposure but, if possible, try to reduce your emissions contribution by replacing car trips with transit.
07.23.2014

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Ozone Alert!

Tomorrow, Thursday July 24th is the first Ozone Alert! Day of the season. The front is expected to be out of here and the winds stalled by mid day. All conditions for ozone problems. So, Do your part. Drive less (or not at all) tomorrow. Gas up tonight - don't wait till tomorrow. OzoneAlert.Com
07.21.2014

Number of Oklahoma's beginning farmers is down 26% since 2002


Number of the Day Archives - Oklahoma Policy Institute
okpolicy.org
19,873 -Number of beginning farmers in Oklahoma in 2012, down from 26,880 in 2002.Source: USDA Census of Agriculture, via Farmland Information Center.
07.21.2014

National Hockey League outlines sustainability efforts in new report


2014 NHL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
www.nhl.com
The 2014 NHL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT is to address our recent efforts and the challenges we face from an environmental perspective.
07.18.2014

Is energy efficiency the best job creator?


Energy Efficiency Is the Best Job Creator: Report - Energy Efficiency Markets
energyefficiencymarkets.com
Energy efficiency is the best job creator when compared against similar industries that vie for economic development dollars, says a Cadmus Group report.
07.15.2014

Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, OG&E, & The City of Oklahoma City announce award for sustainable, energy efficient OKC neighborhoods


Positive Energy® Awards!
www.creategreatneighborhoods.org
Commit to being a Great Neighborhoods advocate and promote, educate and create awareness of energy efficiency and other sustainability practices in your neighborhood.
07.14.2014

Association of Central Oklahoma Governments Awards $2.5mil for Bike-Ped Projects, Announces 2nd Round of Funding


ACOG Awards $2.5 Million for Bike-Ped Projects, Announces Second Round of Funding
acogblog.org
The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013-2014 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding. TAP is a federal funding source in the MAP-...