StateImpact

StateImpact Oklahoma is a collaboration of KGOUKOSUKWGS and KCCU. Joe Wertz and Logan Layden travel the state to report on the intersection of government, industry, natural resources and the Oklahoma workforce.

Beekeeper Tim McCoy pries a hive of European honeybees out of an electrical box on Ed Crall's property near Weatherford, Okla.

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State environmental regulators shuttered a landfill near Tecumseh in May “after years of ongoing problems” that included multiple fires, dead animals and pools of standing blood, The Oklahoman‘s Brianna Bailey reports.

The Newt Graham Lock and Dam near Inola, Okla.

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The Newt Graham Lock and Dam near Inola, Okla.

Oil-field workers lining up a section of pipe at a disposal well in Grant County, Okla.

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Oil-field workers lining up a section of pipe at a disposal well plug-back operation in Grant County, Okla.

A combine crew from South Dakota harvests wheat near Altus in southwest Oklahoma.

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A combine crew from South Dakota harvests wheat near Altus in southwest Oklahoma.

Lake Thunderbird, near Norman, Okla.

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Lake Thunderbird, near Norman, Okla.

Lawrence Stasyszen, abbott of St. Gregory's Abbey, stands inside the monastery's condemned workshop in Shawnee, Okla. The monastery and associated college are still reeling from millions in damage from a 5.7-magnitude quake that struck in 2011.

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Justin Stratford and several of his nieces and nephews play in Lake Thunderbird on a road trip from Arizona.

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Justin Stratford and several of his nieces and nephews play in Lake Thunderbird on a road trip from Arizona.

James Gaylor plays in a tributary of the Illinois River near Tahlequah, Okla.

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James Gaylor plays in a tributary of the Illinois River near Tahlequah, Okla.

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