By Randy Krehbiel Aug 19, 2021, Tulsa World
Former state Sen. Paul Muegee, a Tonkawa farmer who earned national recognition for his environmental stand against confined hog and chicken feeding operations, died Monday. He was 84. A Democrat who served three terms from a Republican-leaning district in north-central and northwestern Oklahoma, Muegge is credited with creating the state’s first meaningful regulations for concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, in the late 1990s. Read More at link below
Former Oklahoma Senator Paul Muegge was inducted into the Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Hall of Fame in 2016. Shown below is Muegge receiving the award from Drew Edmondson, left, former Oklahoma Attorney General, also a member of STIR's Scenic Rivers Hall of Fame.