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Green lobby discolors air issue

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: June 20, 2011
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Regardless of how the state's largest utilities make power — with coal, natural gas, water, buffalo chips or fanning the air with palm leaves — they must have a return on investment or they'll cease operations.

Utilities and state environmental officials proposed a sensible compromise with the EPA: gradually converting to cleaner natural gas in lieu of installing scrubbers. The EPA said Nay! The Sierra Club said Yeah!

And then they powered up another victory for hazy, autocratic policymaking.

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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