Sierra Club http://kgou.org en Sierra Club Sues OG&E, Claims Coal Boiler Mods Violated Federal Clean Air Act http://kgou.org/post/sierra-club-sues-oge-claims-coal-boiler-mods-violated-federal-clean-air-act <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma Gas &amp; Electric Co., the state’s largest electric utility, alleging the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by modifying a coal burner at its Muskogee power plant without “planning for increased levels of air pollution and failing to obtain a permit from state regulators.”</span></p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:16:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 11451 at http://kgou.org Sierra Club Sues OG&E, Claims Coal Boiler Mods Violated Federal Clean Air Act Sierra Club Says OG&E Coal Plants Spew Too Much Sulfur Dioxide http://kgou.org/post/sierra-club-says-oge-coal-plants-spew-too-much-sulfur-dioxide <p></p><p>The Sierra Club on Thursday said two Oklahoma Gas &amp; Electric coal-fired power plants are releasing too much sulfur dioxide, a compound that can cause respiratory disease, which they said endangers residents near Muskogee and Red Rock.</p><p>The environmental group commissioned a study that modeled the amount of sulfur dioxide released by the Sooner and Muskogee plants, and says both will violate federal clean air standards — when those standards are implemented.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:47:00 +0000 Logan Layden 8789 at http://kgou.org Sierra Club Says OG&E Coal Plants Spew Too Much Sulfur Dioxide No "Black Helicopters" at State Capitol http://kgou.org/post/no-black-helicopters-state-capitol <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A state environmental group says&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma lawmakers are wasting their time focusing on legislation intended to feed an extremist agenda. The </span><a href="http://oklahoma2.sierraclub.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma Chapter of the Sierra Club</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> specifically targeted a bill by </span><a href="http://www.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=84" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rep. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:26:24 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 2632 at http://kgou.org No "Black Helicopters" at State Capitol