StateImpact http://publicradiotulsa.org en Why Oklahoma's Wind Energy Future Could be Shaped by Osage County http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/why-oklahomas-wind-energy-future-could-be-shaped-osage-county <div id="attachment_20700" class="wp-caption module image center" style="width: 620px;"><img class="size-full wp-image-20700" alt="Bob Hamilton, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Okla." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140718-osage-county082_WEB.jpg" width="620" height="413" /> <p class="wp-media-credit">Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma<p><p class="wp-caption-text">Bob Hamilton, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Okla.<p></div> <p dir="ltr">Oklahoma is moving up the national ranks in wind-generated electricity. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:51:00 +0000 editor 63724 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Why Oklahoma's Wind Energy Future Could be Shaped by Osage County Federal Money Flows to Oklahoma for Water Infrastructure Fixes http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/federal-money-flows-oklahoma-water-infrastructure-fixes <div class="module image alignright mceTemp" id="attachment_20670" style="width: 300px;"><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ctcaldwell/14569126471/in/photolist-haLH2K-cn5dKb-o1donn-5ZCnwu-ocqzHH-ojrTS6-5kJcxg-cM5E6-cM5xV-8jsQ97-8jpBqK-7dWcDw-8jpJzR-8jpK3p-8jsYvf-8jpGsi-8jpDsK-8jpHVV-8jpCMB-8jsVU3-8jpBTZ-8jpMac-8jsUxL-8jsUR5-8jpKUk-8jsRuf-8jsWed-8jpHA2-8jpLBe-3bki8j-69TzqZ-69XFeQ-69TBcM-69TNwr-69XEoE-2eUbQW-2eQ4qm-2eKrN6-2eFk7z-2eHkek-2eFeia-2eQ9rd-2ePoZU-2eHExR-2eQAqJ-2eGy8g-2eNes9-2eMGkU-2eKNvP-2eKGjF"><img class="size-medium wp-image-20670" alt="20140722-BrokenBowDam001_WEB" src="http:// Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:11:00 +0000 Logan Layden 63609 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Federal Money Flows to Oklahoma for Water Infrastructure Fixes State Water Regulator To Study Southwest Oklahoma Supply Shortages http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/state-water-regulator-study-southwest-oklahoma-supply-shortages <div class="module image alignright mceTemp" id="attachment_20658" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="" href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140718-DroughtPic007_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20658" alt="20140718-DroughtPic007_WEB" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20140718-DroughtPic007_WEB-300x199.jpg" width="300" height="199" /></a><p><p class="wp-media-credit">arbyreed / Flickr<p></div><p>The recent wet weather has been more than welcome by residents of drought-parched southwest Oklahoma, but it hasn&#8217;t yet bee Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 Logan Layden 63418 at http://publicradiotulsa.org State Water Regulator To Study Southwest Oklahoma Supply Shortages Why The OKC Coalition To Pump Water From Southeast Oklahoma Fell Apart http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/why-okc-coalition-pump-water-southeast-oklahoma-fell-apart <div id="attachment_20634" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 620px;"><a class="fancybox" title="Mitchell Logan supervises a pump station near Macomb, the 100-mile Atoka Pipeline's last stop on its way to the OKC metro." href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20130108-AtokaPump-001_WEB.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-full wp-image-20634" alt="Mitchell Logan supervises a pump station near Macomb, the 100-mile Atoka Pipeline's last stop on its way to the OKC metro." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20130108-AtokaPump-001_WEB.jpg" width="620" Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:02:00 +0000 editor 63339 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Why The OKC Coalition To Pump Water From Southeast Oklahoma Fell Apart Oklahoma Officials May Reconsider Keeping Oil Train Info Secret http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-officials-may-reconsider-keeping-oil-train-info-secret <div id="attachment_20610" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a href="https://secure.flickr.com/photos/sbeebe/14467731572/in/photolist-o3sUxN-nyHkMc-ntHJK4-nq6kxy-nG7DVa-noi6yZ-nEz3NX-nmi9PG-------nBSogZ-nyRo7T-nhbGtv-neua4Z-ndSFYz-nv6Fpw-nuKGLj-ndwsn7-nuKbF9-nukf3Q-nbSK7G-nbSK5C-nbSKa7-nbSKah-nba9rv-nqi9QA-njk8fY-nAAaSN-naRb4V-naR8q8-naR7qV-nqiarf-nqidPh-nskAje-ns4w1y-naRfZC-naRe2u-naRazk-ns4cdc-nsoatL-nqidX3-naR95X-naRbVz-naRhao-ns4tgq-naRhkq"><img class="size-medium wp-image-20610" alt="oil-train" src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/oil-train-30 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 63137 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Officials May Reconsider Keeping Oil Train Info Secret Four More State Parks at Risk as Budget Cuts and Low Revenue Loom http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/four-more-state-parks-risk-budget-cuts-and-low-revenue-loom <div id="attachment_20587" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><img class="size-medium wp-image-20587" alt="A waterfall at Disney State Park on Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/files/2014/07/20141007-DisneyParkPic001_WEB-300x199.jpg" width="300" height="199" /> <p class="wp-media-credit">Christopher Caldwell / Flickr<p><p class="wp-caption-text">A waterfall at Disney State Park on Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.<p></div><p>Four state parks in northeastern Oklahoma could be sold off, leased out or closed due to state budget c Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:26:00 +0000 Logan Layden 62946 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Four More State Parks at Risk as Budget Cuts and Low Revenue Loom 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 editor 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