Oklahoma business, municipal and energy groups ask federal court to reconsider death penalty decision from ‘Indian Country’

The U.S. Department of Justice is also asking the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of appeals to reconsider the decision, after a panel of judges found the Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation was not disestablished and that the state did not have jurisdiction.
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State board set to vote on order sending water from Sardis Lake to Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is set to consider on Oct. 10 a proposed order that would send around 37.5 billion gallons of water annually from Sardis Lake and the Kiamichi River to Oklahoma City.
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Judge greenlights testimony from former state seismologist in earthquake lawsuit

The judge's ruling also gives access to communications between government officials and Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC regarding links between disposal wells and seismic activity.
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Oklahoma second in nation for number of pipeline spills, federal data shows

The state is also third in the nation in amounts of crude oil and other hazardous liquids spilled from pipelines from 2010 to mid-2017.
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Millions of gallons of oil, wastewater spilled over last three years, state data shows

A little more than half of oil spilled between 2014 and 2016 was recovered, while about two-thirds of wastewater spilled was recovered, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission data shows.
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‘You’re gutting the EPA’: Scott Pruitt’s talk at Earth Day Texas met with protests

"We don't want you here speaking," a protestor carrying a white banner that read "Scott Pruitt" yelled. "You are part of the problem, Scott Pruitt."
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EPA: Oklahoma isn’t doing enough to protect citizens from earthquakes

The EPA has told Oklahoma officials they aren’t doing enough to protect the state’s drinking water and citizens from induced earthquakes.
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AG rarely uses power to file discrimination cases

A 2011 law dissolved the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission and transferred its duties and $500,000 budget to Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Since then, he's cut the staff in half and filed just three discrimination cases in court. His office also has not provided a report on racial profiling to the governor's office, as required by state law.
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‘We are doomed:’ Citizen EPA comments on Pruitt show depth of concern

Comments submitted to the EPA reveal deep concerns about how Attorney General Scott Pruitt would impact air, water and land if confirmed to lead the agency: "Our country cannot go back to a path of sacrificing our children and children's futures."
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‘The general’ sided with energy industry in war with the EPA

Attorney General Scott Pruitt was favored by industry as "the general" who would lead a group of Republican attorneys general into battle over EPA regulations.
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