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11:50 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Plug-Back or Prove It: Oklahoma’s Anti-Earthquake Orders in Action

Oil-field workers use sledgehammers to unstick a pipe at the George saltwater disposal well near Wakita in northwestern Oklahoma.
Oil-field workers use sledgehammers to unstick a pipe at the George saltwater disposal well near Wakita in northwestern Oklahoma.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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3:59 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Oklahoma Attacks EPA as Federal Agency Finalizes 'Waters of the U.S' Rule

Oklahoma farmer Mason Bolay worries the streambeds and ponds on his family's land will now be regulated by the federal government.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:40 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Record Drought Gives Oklahoma Wheat Farmers a Glimpse of the Future

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10:34 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Legislature Sends Anti-Frack Ban Bill to the Governor

Attendees had questions and concerns about water and air pollution, truck traffic and noise, and earthquakes.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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4:50 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Southwest Oklahoma Cities Wrestle With How To Ration Water Amid Plenty

Craig Nance, owner of Nance Landscaping in Altus, Okla. says he hasn't done a landscaping job in Altus in three or four years because of the drought.

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 8:24 am

Craig Nance, owner of Nance Landscaping in Altus, Okla. says he hasn't done a landscaping job in Altus in three or four years because of the drought.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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10:21 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Oil Executive Says He Didn’t Try to Get Earthquake Scientists Fired

Harold Hamm in April 2012 at TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In the World gala in New York City

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Harold Hamm in April 2012 at TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In the World gala in New York City

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9:47 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Oil Executive Told University Dean He Wanted Earthquake Scientists Fired

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 3:40 pm

Harold Hamm, CEO of Oklahoma's Continental Resources, is chairman of Mitt Romney's campaign energy advisory committee.

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Harold Hamm, CEO of Oklahoma's Continental Resources, is chairman of Mitt Romney's campaign energy advisory committee.

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9:26 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Rains Help Quench Oklahoma’s Drought, But Officials Warn Dry Days Could Return

Boats meet in the middle of Tom Steed lake in southwestern Oklahoma in May 2014. Under normal lake conditions, the rocks in the foreground would be submerged.
Boats meet in the middle of Tom Steed lake in southwestern Oklahoma in May 2014. Under normal lake conditions, the rocks in the foreground would be submerged.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:54 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Waurika Lake Gets New Life as Desperately Needed Rain Finally Falls

As is evidenced by this photo from January, Waurika Lake was dangerously low before the recent rains.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

As is evidenced by this photo from January, Waurika Lake was dangerously low before the recent rains.

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4:09 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Oil Executive Says Meeting With State Earthquake Scientist Was About Information, Not Intimidation

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 11:53 am

Harold Hamm in April 2012 at TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In the World gala in New York City

Jemal Countess / Getty Images for TIME

Harold Hamm in April 2012 at TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In the World gala in New York City

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