StateImpact http://publicradiotulsa.org en Oklahoma Agrees to Keep Oil Train Shipments Secret http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-agrees-keep-oil-train-shipments-secret <div id="attachment_20567" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a href="https://secure.flickr.com/photos/waterkeeperalliance/13894939807"><img class="size-medium wp-image-20567" alt="Flames and smoke are seen in an May 2014 oil-train derailment along Virginia's James River." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/james-river-derailment-300x168.jpg" width="300" height="168" /></a> <p class="wp-media-credit">Waterkeeperalliance / Flickr<p><p class="wp-caption-text">Flames and smoke are seen in an May 2014 oil-train derailment along Virginia&#39;s James Ri Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:40:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 62723 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Agrees to Keep Oil Train Shipments Secret Oklahoma Drought Easing in the West, Intensifying in the East http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-drought-easing-west-intensifying-east <div id="attachment_20549" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="The June 1st update of the U.S. Drought Monitor." href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140707-DroughtMonitor006_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20549" alt="The June 1st update of the U.S. Drought Monitor." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140707-DroughtMonitor006_WEB-300x199.jpg" width="300" height="199" /></a> <p class="wp-media-credit">U.S. Drought Monitor<p><p class="wp-caption-text">The July 1st update of the U.S. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:14:00 +0000 editor 62715 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Drought Easing in the West, Intensifying in the East High-Rate Disposal Wells Could Have Triggered Oklahoma Earthquakes, New Study Suggests http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/high-rate-disposal-wells-could-have-triggered-oklahoma-earthquakes-new-study-suggests <div id="attachment_20526" class="wp-caption module image center" style="width: 620px;"><img class="size-full wp-image-20526" alt="Caption" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140630-seokwell300_WEB.jpg" width="620" height="413" /> <p class="wp-media-credit">Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma<p><p class="wp-caption-text">The &#39;Chambers&#39; disposal well in southeast Oklahoma City.<p></div><p>This year, Oklahoma has had more earthquakes than California. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:13:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 62552 at http://publicradiotulsa.org High-Rate Disposal Wells Could Have Triggered Oklahoma Earthquakes, New Study Suggests Oklahoma City Follows Norman Down the Road to Wastewater Reuse http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-city-follows-norman-down-road-wastewater-reuse <div id="attachment_20510" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. " href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140702-HefnerPic001_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20510" alt="Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:54:00 +0000 Logan Layden 62468 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma City Follows Norman Down the Road to Wastewater Reuse Town Hall Turns Testy as Oklahomans Seek Action and Answers on Earthquakes http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/town-hall-turns-testy-oklahomans-seek-action-and-answers-earthquakes <div id="attachment_20481" class="wp-caption module image center" style="width: 620px;"><img class="size-full wp-image-20481" alt="Shaken residents line up inside Edmond's Waterloo Baptist Church to voice concerns and ask representatives from the Corporation Commission and the state Geological Survey questions about recent earthquakes." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/06/20140626-quake-town-hall-109_WEB.jpg" width="620" height="413" /> <p class="wp-media-credit">Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma<p><p class="wp-caption-text">Shaken residents line up inside Edmond&#39;s Water Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:58:00 +0000 editor 62216 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Town Hall Turns Testy as Oklahomans Seek Action and Answers on Earthquakes Why Norman Is The Only Oklahoma Town Where Citizens Control the Price of Water http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/why-norman-only-oklahoma-town-where-citizens-control-price-water <div id="attachment_20457" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="Harold Heiple, chairman of Norman's charter review committee, addresses the city council in Norman June 17. " href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/06/20140626-Heiple001_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20457" alt="Harold Heiple, chairman of Norman's charter review committee, addresses the city council in Norman June 17. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:59:00 +0000 Logan Layden 62128 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Why Norman Is The Only Oklahoma Town Where Citizens Control the Price of Water Study: Climate Change Challenges Oklahoma's Temperature-Sensitive Economy http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/study-climate-change-challenges-oklahomas-temperature-sensitive-economy <div id="attachment_20442" class="wp-caption module image center" style="width: 620px;"><img class="size-full wp-image-20442" alt="Oklahoma's average summer temperature range is expected to increase from 81.7-83.58°F to 87.0-93.51°F from 2020 to 2099, the report predicts. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:14:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 62079 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Study: Climate Change Challenges Oklahoma's Temperature-Sensitive Economy Attorney General Scott Pruitt Gets Small, Symbolic Victory Against The EPA http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/attorney-general-scott-pruitt-gets-small-symbolic-victory-against-epa Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt <a title="StateImpactLink" href="https://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2014/06/12/court-losses-wont-deter-attorney-general-scott-pruitt-in-his-fight-with-the-epa/" target="_blank">has been on a lengthy losing streak</a> of late in his fight against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The U.S. Supreme Court wouldn&#8217;t hear his challenge to the regional haze rule. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:53:00 +0000 Logan Layden 61946 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Norman's Choice: Wastewater Reuse or Reliance on Oklahoma City's Pipelines http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/normans-choice-wastewater-reuse-or-reliance-oklahoma-citys-pipelines <div id="attachment_20409" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 620px;"><a class="fancybox" title="Lake Thunderbird, near Norman, Okla. " href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/06/20140619-Thunderbird004_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-full wp-image-20409" alt="Lake Thunderbird, near Norman, Okla. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 08:18:00 +0000 editor 61679 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Norman's Choice: Wastewater Reuse or Reliance on Oklahoma City's Pipelines Norman Voters Will Still Decide Water Rates As Charter Change Gets Rejected http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/norman-voters-will-still-decide-water-rates-charter-change-gets-rejected <div class="module image alignright mceTemp" id="attachment_14006" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="" href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2013/04/NormanPic.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-14006" alt="NormanPic" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2013/04/NormanPic-300x199.jpg" width="300" height="199" /></a><p><p class="wp-media-credit">Pro-Zak / Flickr<p></div><p>Norman is the only city in Oklahoma where water rate increases require a vote of the public. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:20:00 +0000 editor 61665 at http://publicradiotulsa.org