StateImpact

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1:10 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Oklahoma House Advances Anti-Frack Ban Bill

Drilling rig near northwest Oklahoma City.

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Drilling rig near northwest Oklahoma City.

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12:17 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Update: What StateImpact Is Watching In Oklahoma's 2015 Legislative Session

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 6:37 pm

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There’s only about a month left in Oklahoma’s 2015 legislative session, and if bills haven’t made it out of the chamber they started in by now, they’re dead.

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10:29 am
Tue April 21, 2015

State Seismologist: Oklahoma Earthquakes 'Very Likely' Triggered by Oil and Gas Disposal Wells

The offices of Gov. Mary Fallin and the Secretary of Energy and Environment debuted a new web portal, earthquakes.ok.gov, to serve as a "one-stop-shop" for quake research and regulatory news.
The offices of Gov. Mary Fallin and the Secretary of Energy and Environment debuted a new web portal, earthquakes.ok.gov, to serve as a

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5:26 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

The Murrah Bombing's Role In Oklahoma City's Downtown Renaissance

Bill Mihas, owner of Coney Island in downtown Oklahoma since the late 1970s.
Bill Mihas, owner of Coney Island in downtown Oklahoma since the late 1970s.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Bill Mihas, owner of Coney Island in downtown Oklahoma since the late 1970s.

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10:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Turbine-Siting Bill Heads to Governor, Lawmakers and Wind Industry Near Deal on Tax Incentives

The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.
The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.

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8:28 am
Thu April 9, 2015

In Southwest Oklahoma, a Farmer Harvests the Wind and Watches the State Capitol

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 11:32 am

Bob Kerr on his ranch near Carnegie, Okla., which is flanked by turbines from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Bob Kerr on his ranch near Carnegie, Okla., which is flanked by turbines from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm.

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10:27 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Oklahoma Oil Revenue Drops to Lowest Level in More Than a Dozen Years

Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.
Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.

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11:27 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Opponents Launch Ad-Attack to Keep 'Right-to-Farm' Off Ballot in Oklahoma

If passed by the Oklahoma legislature, the right-to-farm amendment to the state constitution wouldn’t appear on the ballot until November 2016. But the Humane Society of the United States is trying to kill the controversial issue in its crib.

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5:57 am
Thu April 2, 2015

The View From Sardis Lake: Why Moving Water to Where It's Needed is So Hard

Atoka Lake, currently a water source for Oklahoma City, near where Oklahoma Highway 43 meets U.S. Highway 69.
A sign along Oklahoma Highway 43 near Sardis Lake.

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A sign along Oklahoma Highway 43 near Sardis Lake.

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3:55 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Wind Regulation Bill Moves Forward With Industry's Blessing

A wind farm near Weatherford, Okla.

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A wind farm near Weatherford, Okla.

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