Posts made in December, 2014

Oil Wells on a Water Supply Lake – The Next Step

»Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Activities

I really appreciate everyone who has made calls, written emails and letters, posted on social media and attended meetings in an effort to deflect this latest attempt to drill on Lake Hefner.  It is mind boggling that there is one little square of land on Hobie Point that neatly is outside the 660 foot exclusion zones and allows this company to make their proposal.  Interestingly enough the keyhole that exists allows them to drill but there are no restrictions on how much land they can take up with roads and battery tanks and pipelines and parking for fracking equipment and waste water tanks.  Believe me, this is one of those “give ‘em and inch and they’ll take a mile” situations.  Very similar to the two restaurants that were to be...

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»Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Activities

In a holiday attack on Lake Hefner worthy of an unsavory political strategist, Pedestal Oil Company, 204 N Robinson Ave, OKC 73102, (405) 236-8596, in case you want to call or send them a Christmas card, is making another run at erecting drilling rigs on the Lake Hefner reservation. This community meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p. m. Thursday, December 18th, at the Will Rogers Park Conservatory located at 3400 NW 36th Street.   The parking lot off of 36th is small but there is additional parking in a lot south of the Conservatory that can be accessed from N. Grand Boulevard on the east or from Pat Murphy Drive by turning in at the Oklahoma City Tennis Complex off of North Portland between NW 33rd and 34th. Pedestal has managed to schedule the “public”...

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