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12:58 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Oklahoma Right To Farm Push About More Than Agricultural Practices

Attendees listen as former Missouri state senator Wes Shoemeyer speaks against Amendment 1 at the Missouri’s Food for America sign-making event at Café Berlin Friday, June 27, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri.
Attendees listen as former Missouri state senator Wes Shoemeyer speaks against Amendment 1 at the Missouri’s Food for America sign-making event at Café Berlin Friday, June 27, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri.
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8:56 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

House Committee Advances Bill Placing Location Restrictions on New Wind Farms

Tammy and Rick Huffstutlar have spoken out against wind farm development near their home in Calument, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Tammy and Rick Huffstutlar have spoken out against wind farm development near their home in Calument, Okla.

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3:37 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Growing Resistance to Legislation that Could Lead to Cross-state Water Transfers

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 8:54 pm

A fisherman walks up a dry boat dock at Tom Steed Reservoir. The lake is only 24 percent full and supplies water for Altus and other cities nearby.

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3:00 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

The Science of Oil and Gas-Related Earthquakes is 'Ready for Application,' USGS Says

"Coping with earthquakes induced by fluid injection," was published Feb. 20, 2014 in the journal Science.

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1:06 am
Thu February 19, 2015

As Cities Consider Tougher Drilling Rules, Oklahoma Lawmakers Eye Limits on ‘Local Control’

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 8:56 pm

Protestors outside the meeting held signs and chanted

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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2:01 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Oklahoma Part Of National Effort to Bring Battered Butterfly Population Back

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12:49 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Frequent Small Earthquakes Raise Risk of Bigger Ones in Oklahoma, Study Suggests

USGS geophysicist William Ellsworth.
USGS geophysicist William Ellsworth.

Michael Diggles / U.S. Geological Survey

USGS geophysicist William Ellsworth.

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11:47 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Oklahoma City Drought Problems A Microcosm Of the State's Water Crisis

From the Feb. 10 update of the U.S. Drought Monitor
A grounded boat dock at Canton Lake, where Oklahoma City got billions of gallons of water in early 2013.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

A grounded boat dock at Canton Lake, where Oklahoma City got billions of gallons of water in early 2013.

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12:33 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Budget Cuts Might Mean More State Park Closures in 2015

The word 'state' has been removed from Brushy Lake Park's entrance sign. The park, near Sallisaw, Okla., was transferred to the city's control in 2011.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:59 am
Thu February 12, 2015

2015 Water Legislation Divides Oklahoma Politicians by Geography, Not Party

State Senator Eddie Fields' bill would create water planning districts that mirror the OWRB's membership districts.

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 8:55 pm

State Senator Eddie Fields' bill would create water planning districts that mirror the OWRB's membership districts.

State of Oklahoma

State Senator Eddie Fields' bill would create water planning districts that mirror the OWRB's membership districts.

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