Official says state crafting own greenhouse gas plan / Lacking a global-warming ‘climate action plan,’ Oklahoma focuses on carbon output. Tulsa World

Power-plant battle a classic game of maneuver. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Presidential change may help Desert Rock plant. Farmington Daily Times

Advocacy group praises state agency for approving SWEPCO plant.Texarkana Gazette

Some Oklahoma lawmakers look to nuclear energy. Associated Press

Oil, gas wary of new team. Gannett News Service

Clinton, Arkansas announce energy efficiency plan. Associated Press

March trial set for appeal on Ark. power plant. Associated Press

Protecting southeast Louisiana will be extraordinarily expensive. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Subsiding hopes / Southeast Louisiana is sinking under its own weight, even as sea levels rise worldwide. Only perpetual vigilance can avert disaster. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Bye-bye birdy / Global warming suspected as reason for a declining blackbird population in Arkansas.Benton County Daily Record

Climate change in Latin America / The accidental environmentalists.The Economist

Mexico pledges 50 percent cut in greenhouse gases. Associated Press

Arkansas global warming action plan. KARK 4 News

No power to sidetrack coal plants, Beebe says. The Morning News

Power-plant proposal criticized / Watchdog groups oppose the coal-fired facility. Tulsa World

Category 5 hurricane protection plan is delayed again. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Arkansas board allows AEP coal plant work to resume. Reuters

Cow/pig tax claim denied by EPA. Baxter Bulletin

Climate change, drought to strain Colorado River. Associated Press

Powering the future: Obama’s energy plan could create opportunities here.The Daily Advertiser

Army Corps starts work on massive storm barrier in Industrial Canal.New Orleans Times-Picayune

Farmers told: Eye on crop process.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Utility set to present case for resuming plant work. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Work on Ark. power plant halted after appeal filed. Associated Press