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9:18 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Inside the State Supreme Court Hearing on Lawsuit Over Oil and Gas Tax Rate

A pumpjack in a canola field near Okarche, Okla.

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 12:56 pm

A lawsuit over recently signed legislation that changes state oil and gas tax rates will be heard by the Oklahoma Supreme Court today, a constitutional challenge that could have broad impact on industry and legislative procedure.

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10:04 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Oil-Covered Owls Prompt Investigation of 'Neglected' Oil Field Site

The discovery of two barn oils coated in oil has prompted an investigation of a “neglected” oil field site in northwest Oklahoma.

One of the owls died, the Enid News & Eagle reported on July 25. The surviving bird is eating, walking and climbing and is being monitored by Jean Neal, a Fairview caretaker “licensed to handle small non-migratory animals.”

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1:13 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Study: Anti-EPA States Like Oklahoma Would Benefit Most from New Carbon Rules

A pile of coal sits along the railroad tracks just east of Red Oak, Okla.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

A pile of coal sits along the railroad tracks just east of Red Oak, Okla.

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11:51 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Why Oklahoma's Wind Energy Future Could be Shaped by Osage County

Bob Hamilton, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Okla.

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 9:28 am

Bob Hamilton, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Bob Hamilton, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska, Okla.

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11:11 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Federal Money Flows to Oklahoma for Water Infrastructure Fixes

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10:23 am
Fri July 18, 2014

State Water Regulator To Study Southwest Oklahoma Supply Shortages

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7:02 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Why The OKC Coalition To Pump Water From Southeast Oklahoma Fell Apart

Yukon City Manager Grayson Bottom says the price to build a new pipeline is too high for his city.

Originally published on Thu July 17, 2014 6:14 pm

Mitchell Logan supervises a pump station near Macomb, the 100-mile Atoka Pipeline's last stop on its way to the OKC metro.
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2:26 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Four More State Parks at Risk as Budget Cuts and Low Revenue Loom

A waterfall at Disney State Park on Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.
A waterfall at Disney State Park on Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.

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A waterfall at Disney State Park on Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.

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12:40 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Oklahoma Agrees to Keep Oil Train Shipments Secret

Flames and smoke are seen in an May 2014 oil-train derailment along Virginia's James River.

Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 10:22 am

Flames and smoke are seen in an May 2014 oil-train derailment along Virginia's James River.

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