Advocacy

New Attempt to Muddy Clean Water Protections

July 22, 2017

The following is from our partners at the National Wildlife Federation on the Clean Water Rule: The Trump Administration has just begun a two-step plan to remove protections from waters that have been safeguarded by the Clean Water Act for more than 40 years. In a process set in motion by an executive order earlier this year, Environmental Protection…

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Oklahoma Legislative Update Slideshow

Legislative Update 2017

June 19, 2017

The legislative session for 2017 is over and on behalf of the Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma (the Coalition) member organizations and board of directors, we are pleased to present the legislative update.  Gwendolyn Caldwell with Caldwell and Associates did a great job representing our interests at the Capitol this session and we are glad to…

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House Bill 2132 Oklahoma

House Bill 2132 Has Been Defeated

April 17, 2017

Last week, House Bill 2132 failed to receive a hearing in the Senate Rules Committee and is now considered dormant! HB2132 was considered by the Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma to be a bill that reflected the poor values of State Question 777, favoring large corporations over individual citizens, landowners and wildlife. Had it passed, HB2132…

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Take Action against Oklahoma HB2132 and the creation of "prosperity districts"

Take Action! Stand Against Oklahoma HB2132 and “Prosperity Districts”

April 7, 2017

The Oklahoma legislature is considering a bill that reflects the poor values of State Question 777, favoring large corporations over individual citizens, landowners and wildlife. HB2132 would create “prosperity districts” in which landowners could file a petition to create a district on their own land and in turn, create most of the rules of that so-called…

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Our stance on Oklahoma Department of Tourism & Recreation budget cuts

March 16, 2017

The following is a statement from the Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma’s board chair, Ron Suttles, on the possible closing of 16 state parks in Oklahoma: The Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma is very concerned about the “hypothetical” budget cuts to the Department of Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation. This negative ripple effect of closing 16 state parks is…

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