Gov. Kevin Stitt has sued the federal government to challenge the Biden administration’s efforts to strip Oklahoma of its jurisdiction to regulate surface coal mining.
Law & Principles, Economy, Energy
Due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt ruling, control and oversight of mining and various environmental regulations in eastern Oklahoma are now the domain of the federal government.
Growing use of alternative-fuel vehicles threatens to dramatically reduce funding for Oklahoma’s roads and bridges by slashing gasoline consumption.