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OKG Newsletter

Topic: sustainability

Getting past coal

Letters to the Editor

Jody Harlan
In a recent letter to the editor in favor of burning toxic coal to generate electricity, Doug Rixmann (”Bashing coal,” May 1, Oklahoma Gazette) repeatedly demonstrated his lack of understanding of the consequences of burning coal to produce electricity, as well as the costs and risks associated with retrofitting older plants rather than retiring them and replacing them with clean energy.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Better than vinegar


Devon Green
Most of us take honey for granted. We think of a person swathed in a beekeeping suit and hives that look like the illustrations in Winnie the Pooh. It turns out it’s a little more complicated, but you can keep bees in your tiny lot right here in the city.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Petition underway to overturn possible fee on solar and wind users


Ben Felder
Alternative energy advocates and liberal organizations say a new Oklahoma law penalizes wind and solar power users, but supporters claim it is merely a tool to address the growth of alternative energy use by individual households.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Central sustainability

Green programs in OKC are reinforced by the partnership of two sustainability-minded organizations.


Josh Hutton
In an effort to expand sustainability programs in the Oklahoma City area, Sustainable OKC (SOKC) has partnered with the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). The partnership brings SOKC under the UCO Foundation’s umbrella, granting the nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) status, a tighter infrastructure and a pool of student volunteers through UCO’s Volunteer and Service Learning Center.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014